Small to Mid-Size Tax Exempt Organization Workshop

This Small to Mid-Size 501(c)(3) Organization Workshop will guide you through the courses here at StayExempt. 

After viewing each of the interactive presentations below, your organizational leadership will understand the benefits, limitations and expectations for exempt organizations.

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Applying for Section 501(c)(3) Status
Ensure your organization is eligible for tax exemption before applying. This course discusses eligibility, the benefits of exemption, applying and what you should know while waiting for a determination letter.
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Maintaining 501(c )(3) Tax-Exempt Status
Now that your organization has Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, let’s review the activities that can jeopardize your exemption.
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Employment Issues
If your organization has employees or volunteers, it may have tax responsibilities. This course explains how to report employee wages and the rules about volunteer gifts.
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Required Disclosures
This course discusses which documents must be provided  upon request and the penalties for noncompliance.
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Form 990 Overview Course
Completing a Form 990-series return each year can be a daunting task. This course offers tips on which form to file and how to prepare during the year.
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Unrelated Business Income
This course discusses how to determine if your exempt organization has taxable income and how to report it.
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Political Campaigns and Charities: The Ban on Political Campaign Intervention
Political campaign activity can jeopardize a 501(c)(3) organization’s exempt status. This course provides examples of prohibited activities and explains steps an organization should take to avoid an inadvertent violation.
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Charitable Gaming for Exempt Organizations
Exempt organization often generate income through gaming. This course discusses gaming rules, documentation and possible tax implications.
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Can I Deduct My Charitable Contributions?
This course explains what is deductible, which records to keep and how to report contributions.
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Protect Your Social Security Numbers
Learn why you should NOT include Social Security numbers on publicly-disclosed IRS documents such as the Form 990.