Complexities of Starting a Nonprofit in California

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1.5 hours

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Complexities of Starting a Nonprofit in California

Complexities of Starting a Nonprofit in California

Gain a better understanding of the formation of a nonprofit in California. This topic will cover the process of forming a California nonprofit entity, going through the legal considerations involved in each step in detail. We will also cover some additional California law considerations that apply to nonprofit, as well as considerations for organizations seeking recognition of exemption under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Concepts will be illustrated through examples and information on how to access additional resources will be provided. By the end, you will have a better understanding of the process of forming a California nonprofit entity, obtaining federal and state tax-exemption, and complying with some common ongoing legal requirements.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the formation process.
  • You will be able to recognize the organizational mission and developing business plan.
  • You will be able to discuss alternatives to forming a nonprofit.
  • You will be able to review California law considerations.

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    Who should attend?

    This live webinar is designed for accountants, executive directors, officers, board members, controllers, business owners and managers, CFOs and tax managers, volunteer coordinators, and attorneys.

    Training content

    • Formation Process
    • Defining Organizational Mission and Developing Business Plan
    • Choosing a Name
    • Recruiting a Qualified Board
    • Drafting and Filing Articles of Incorporation
    • Drafting and Adopting Bylaws
    • Drafting a Conflict of Interest Policy
    • Holding the First Board Meeting
    • Obtaining a Federal Employer Identification Number
    • Registering With the Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts
    • Filing a Statement of Information With the Secretary of State
    • Filing for Federal Tax-Exemption
    • Filing for State Tax-Exemption
    • Possible Additional Formation StepsCalifornia Law Considerations
    • Powers and Responsibilities of the Board
    • Directors' Fiduciary Duties
    • Charitable Trust DoctrineInternal Revenue Code Section 501(C)(3) Considerations
    • Organizational and Operational Tests
    • Private Inurement and Private Benefit
    • Excess Benefit Transactions
    • Unrelated Business Income Tax ("UBIT")
    • Lobbying and Election-Related ActivityAlternatives to Forming a Nonprofit
    • Fiscal Sponsorship
    • Donor-Advised Funds

    Costs

    The cost of this Complexities of Starting a Nonprofit in California live webinar is $199 per participant.

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