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Thank you for your question. Please permit me to assist you with your concerns.If you both name your companies the same name, it would violate state and federal law. Only one entity can have the same name, and if he wishes to start his own 501c3, it will NOT be granted if your name is XXXXX XXXXX file. He has to change his name before he files. Even if the board is different and the finance are different, you both CANNOT have the same name. A 501c3 is federally granted, not on a state level--so only one can have the same name at a time.Good luck.
What if the Florida corporation is named "Camp Anderson" and the Georgia corporation is named "Camp Anderson Ministries"
will that satisfy the legal problems....or if that is not a solve, what do you suggest?
William,Thank you for your follow-up. Provided the names are different (and that qualifies), the IRS should not have an issue accepting both applications if they are both valid and legitimate. That change should likely be sufficient in this instance.Good luck.
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