How do I set up a non-profit organization in Florida? The org will buy depressed real estate (in multiple states) and help individuals or families who have fallen on hard times get back into a house. Would an LLC be the most appropriate classification? Also, what are the important issues surrounding setting up and maintaining a non-profit LLC. I am assisting an associate of mine in Jacksonville, FL set this up. I live in California east of LA in Riverside.Best Regards,Mike Costanza
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.What was the name of the form that you downloaded from LegalZoom.com?
I did not download any legal form. I simply filled out an online form /questionaire stating my intended business with Legal Zoom. This business being setting up a non- profit organization. Upon submitting the form, I was notified from Legal Zoom that someone would call me back within 15 minutes. That is as far as I got. Although I did not receive a call back within the 15 minute time frame, I did receive an email.I have yet to respond.
I cannot tell you with any degree of certainty what else needs to be done without knowing what has already been done. You've got file your non-profit corporation charter with Florida's Secretary of State before anything else is done. Contact LegalZoom and find out what the delay is and what forms have been generated. Then I can be of more assistance with the question.Thanks!Nate
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