Nonprofits

Thinking of starting a nonprofit corporation? Want to establish 501 (c) exempt status? Planning to raise money from the public?

Starting a NonProfit In Washington State

Dissolving a Nonprofit in Washington State

Take a virtual tour of the educational resources available for charities and nonprofit organizations
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education and training

This handbook is a practical resource for nonprofit corporations. It outlines management standards and offers tips for how nonprofit leaders can stay in compliance with laws and develop organizations.

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This informational video covers who may be required by law to register as a charity in Washington State, which is separate and distinct from a nonprofit corporation.

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This small business guide provides helpful information, links to valuable resources, and outlines the steps for starting and operating a business in Washington.

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Link to Small-Business Guide
IRS information for charities and nonprofit corporations. Note: Articles of incorporation must contain a specific purpose clause and a dissolution of assets provision when applying for tax exempt status.
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The Washington State Chapter of Community Associations Institute (WSCAI) Members include condominium, cooperative, and homeowner associations as well as those who provide services and products to associations.

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Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations are required to make Federal, Annual Information Returns available for public inspection.

Read more about how to obtain a photocopy from the IRS