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Form a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit in your state


You’ve got a cause you care about―now you just need the legal status that will help your organization raise money to further that cause. Here, you’ll find all the forms and information you need to create a tax-exempt nonprofit for your group.


Learn how to form a nonprofit corporation in any state and gain 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with the IRS. We provide step-by-step instructions for both IRS Form 1023 and the streamlined Form 1023-EZ federal tax exemption application. This edition covers the new required online filing for Form 1023.


With this book, you can:

  • choose a legal name
  • prepare articles of incorporation
  • create your bylaws
  • obtain federal and state tax-exempt status
  • prepare minutes for your organizational meeting
  • establish a corporate records book, and
  • handle postincorporation filings and tasks.

With Downloadable forms: Forms to help you form your nonprofit are included both in the book and online details inside.


$43.99 incl. S/H & Tracking.

How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation (National Edition): A Step-by-Step Guide

    • Publisher ‏ : ‎ NOLO; Fifthteen Ediiton edition (May 24, 2021)
    • Language ‏ : ‎ English
    • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
    • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1413328644
    • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1413328646
    • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.4 pounds
    • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.5 x 1 x 11 inches
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