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Could you explain how the prizes are being obtained? Is the charity a qualified tax exempt organization with a tax exempt approval from the IRS?
You can conduct a raffle if you comply with the requirements of Chapter 496 which deals with registration of charitable organizations to do fund raising in the state of Florida. You do not need a license. However, you cannot make a condition of participating in the drawing that a fee be paid. You can request a minimum donation be made with respect to anyone who participates but the donation cannot be a condition of participation. See chapter(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>
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