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We run a non profit. Can we have people donate money to receive a cookbook or other promotional item, or do we have to sell the things.
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If your non-profit is properly legally formed and is a non-profit in your state and IRS, you should be seeking donations for items like cookbooks, etc., rather than selling them. The donations are then tax exemptions for the donors which may encourage more donations.

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