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I started a nonprofit last year, but didn't do anything with

I started a nonprofit last year, but didn't do anything with it. haven't received any monies or donations or anything like that. how do i go about changing it to a for profit so i can keep the name.JA: Can you tell me where the nonprofit is registered?Customer: michiganJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: no, trying to navigate it on my ownJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: no

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Is it a crime to employ a family member, loan them money to

Is it a crime to employ a family member, loan them money to buy a property? Also what is the limit to the amount of money you can give a person as a gift before it becomes taxable? I had all these questions come up during a investigation concerning my mother 1 year after the transfer which was done before any knowledge of the investigation

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As a church 501c3 we are looking to lease out part of our

As a church 501c3 we are looking to lease out part of our yard for a company to sell Xmas Trees. They pay a rental for a 6 week use. and donate several trees o the church for use in the church decorations.Concerned of rector is that we will pay tax and risk our tax exempt status.The IRS pubs are like mud.what are the facts.can we do it and be safe.All funds from the shortterm lease goes to operating the church.

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In the state of Illinois, do non-profits need to have a

In the state of Illinois, do non-profits need to have a dissolution clause included in the corporate charter as well as the bylaws?

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I need a second option. I opened a blog on my life living

I need a second option.I opened a blog for awareness on my life living with Fibromyalgia. I am going to start selling apparel on my website. My question is, what is the best way for me to incorporate my new venture. I've read that a nonprofit is never really own by one person it's actually never owned by anyone. It's managed by the board members, etc. The funds I use to open this venture with never be recuperated because it will stay on the nonprofit or donated to another nonprofit is dissolved.This is a story on my life and I obviously want to make money. I eventually want to open a non-profit. To provide services for the fibro community, help with grants to pay for treatments or medication, help with support groups and a support hotline, raise awareness and funds to help with research etc. But, I have already opened my blog and started branding my name and myself, just haven't incorporated yet because I'm not sure which way to go. Thank you.

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A religious non-profit organization was incorporated in New

A religious non-profit organization was incorporated in New York State in 1978 in Queens County and recognized by the IRS as an exempt 501c3 organization, that same year. It's status was again verified by the IRS in a 2012 determination letter.For more than ten years, the non-profit did not require any bank accounts thanks to donors offsetting its various operating expenses directly.Recently however, the organization saw need to open a bank account (in NY) but upon trying to do so, the bank cited that the organization was "not on file" with NY state department of corporations in their electronic database.Upon following up with the NY department of corporations, they confirmed no record of the nonprofit corporation on file and advised filing a new application.This doesn't make sense as The organization was even issued a sales tax exempt certificate in the 80s by NY state.Question:Is it indeed the case that a new application must be filed with NY state?

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I RUN A SMALL 9 HOLE GOLF COURSE THAT IS A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION.

I RUN A SMALL 9 HOLE GOLF COURSE THAT IS A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION. WE WOULD LIKE TO SWITCH TO A STOCK HOLDER OWNED FACILITY. IS THIS POSSIBLE?

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I have a question re: PayPal collections. I have a 501 (c)

I have a question re: PayPal collections. I have a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit tax exempt corp. I have a PayPl account I created for this corp. I also have a personal PayPl account under my name. The INDIVIDUAL Account fell into a negative balance due to some chargebacks.PayPal wiped out all the charity funds, some $9,000 and moved them to pay the personal negative balance.Is this a legal collection action? What's the point of having a nonprofit corp business account on PayPal if it's not protected against board members and/or officers of the company. All I did was open the nonprofit corp business account. I was in tears when I saw they transferred the money.Their reason states:AMOUNT USD PayPal Posting Date Apr 26, 2016;Payment to: ***** ***** there is indisputable evidence that both PayPal accounts are owned by the same person, we have moved AMOUNT USD to resolve account: EMAIL.COM This transaction is subject to a buyer Complaint, Chargeback or an Unauthorized Claim. Go to the Resolution Center to resolve this issue.Looking for some guidence. Can I sue PayPal for illegal collection action?

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Ray only please... Ray.In my lawsuit, Defendants & C

Ray only please...hi Ray.In my lawsuit, Defendants B & C both filed general denials within the 20-days. As of today, nothing new has been filed with the clerk.Today, I received a packet in the mail, non-certified, from an attorney's office and he requests disclosure, production and interrogatories, their documents state nothing about discovery level. If you recall we did not have discovery in our original pleadings.Question 1: Do the Defendants need to notify me and the Clerk/Court that an attorney has been retained to represent Defendants B & C?Question 2: The attorney's papers state/signed they were mailed certified mail, but it came by regular mail and the post office has no certified mail for us. By saying they mailed it certified, then mailing it by regular mail I feel this is improper. Do I disregard these requests until proper notification of representation has been submitted? Am I required to respond with discovery within the 30-days if they haven't requested it properly?Question 3: If notification of representation is not required, do I ignore said requests as they we not mailed certified?Question 4: We are re-filing new pleadings next week with discovery level 2 added, will that re-set the clock?Thank you Ray!

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