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Debunking Common Myths Associated With Nonprofit Organizations

Myths about Nonprofit organization

Let’s admit it, nonprofit organizations are often misunderstood. This according to Shai Goldstein, CEO and Founder of A2Z-filings is due to a number of misconceptions that have been perpetuated by the media and popular culture over time. Some common myths include that people who work in nonprofits don’t get paid, all nonprofit organizations need donations to survive, […]

Why Do You Need To Start a Nonprofit Organization?

Myths about Nonprofit organization

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Starting and running a nonprofit organization is an excellent way to help others. There are many ways that nonprofits can make a difference, from providing food for the hungry to educating children who come from low-income families. Regardless of their size, all nonprofits have one […]

Why Do We Need More Nonprofits in the United States?

United States

We’re blessed to live in a country that is full of people who want to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. But all too often, those with the desire to help others don’t know where or how they can get started.   For this reason, many nonprofits have emerged and provide […]

What Is The IRS Process Of Getting a Nonprofit Approved?

a person preparing for the 501c3 application process

A nonprofit corporation is a legal entity that is created to perform certain charitable, educational or religious activities. Nonprofits can be created for many different purposes and can have various structures. If you’re interested in starting your own nonprofit, it’s important to understand the basics of how nonprofits are structured and what they do before […]

What is a Nonprofit And How Do They Function?

Functions of a nonprofit organization

Nonprofits are charitable organizations that are not for profit. These organizations work to provide various social services and fulfill the needs of communities through volunteerism, donations, sponsorships, and in-kind contributions. Nonprofit organizations can be funded by private or public entities, such as grants from government agencies or individual donors who donate money. They have many advantages […]

Understanding 990 and Its Significance for Nonprofit Organizations

990 form and non profit organizations

The IRS 990 form is a document that reports the financial information of nonprofit organizations. The form includes donors, board members, salaries and bonuses, investments and grants. It also includes how much money goes to programs versus how much is spent on administration costs. In order for nonprofits to receive tax exemption, they are required […]

How To Prepare Your 501C3 Application

501c3 application

Many organizations are not aware that they can register their non-profit organization (NPO) as a 501C3. These entities may have been considering forming as an LLC or other business entity, but were unaware that they could register as a tax exempt NPO and be eligible for various benefits, such as being able to apply for […]

How Can a2z-Filings Help You File Form 990

Form 990

A Form 990 is a tax form that an organization must file annually with the IRS. This form provides information about the organization’s income, expenses, and other information to the IRS for most exempt organizations.   The Internal Revenue Code requires an organization to file a Form 990 if its gross receipts over $200,000 or […]

Fundraising in Tough Financial Times

Fundraising during difficult times

In tough financial times, organizations that rely on funding from the government and private donors have to make difficult decisions. These nonprofits need to find creative ways to raise money for their programs. One of the most effective strategies is through fundraising efforts like events and campaigns. In this blog post, we will share some […]

A Brief Guide To Starting a Nonprofit

Guide to starting a nonprofit

Getting a nonprofit up and running is no easy feat. There are so many different steps involved in the process, from filling out numerous forms to following procedures, and legal hoops you have to jump through before you can even start doing the work that your organization was created for in the first place. This […]