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Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption

Getting a new nonprofit organization off to the right start can mean the difference between success and failure. This workshop will go step-by-step through the process of incorporating in New York State and applying for federal tax-exempt status. Attention will be given to the benefits and obligations of incorporation and tax-exempt status including reporting requirements, the role of board members, and the limitations on lobbying and political activities.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to evaluate the decision to form a nonprofit corporation and apply for federal tax exemption based upon an understanding of state and federal law.

For those interested in forming a nonprofit organization in New York.

Presenters: Rafi Stern, Staff Attorney and Celine Zhu, Legal Fellow

Time:  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Please note evening hours.)

Registration will close at 3:00 PM on Tuesday.