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Is there a way to see a particular organization's 501(c)(3) application?

For example let's say I wanted to see how the Free Software Foundation or the GNOME Foundation applied. Are those records accessible by the public?
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Finding funding for a not-for-profit vs a for-profit [closed]

I am planning on registering a business in Canada in the near future. I am developing a tool, the longterm goal of which is to improve conditions in impoverished areas of the world. However, this tool ...
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Taxes due for hobbyist Group Buy

I am part of a hobby forum and I am running a non-profit group buy. I'm a little worried how that will influence my taxes. The group buy works as such: One member wants something expensive, so he ...
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Can my HOA get its own credit card (or something equivalent)?

I'm a volunteer member of my condominium's HOA board. As part of my volunteering, I helped the HOA set up a DSL account that is used to remotely monitor the building's solar panel array. This is all ...
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How can a school club collect money using credit cards?

tl;dr- How can we legally accept credit cards (to our club bank account) without being able to become a legal entity? I'm an officer an officially-recognized student-run club at my university. I'd ...
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501(3)(c) to donators for trophy party

Manager on a little league team asks for donations from businesses to raise money for trophy party. We sell tickets for drawing and give away all donated prizes. Donations are products from the from ...
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How to determine fair market value for a home donated to a fire department for training exercises?

In "Scharf v. Commissioner", the US Tax Court established that donating property for use in firefighting training exercises provides a valuable service to the community. If the receiving fire ...
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Are in-kind donations from my S-Corp tax-deductible in any way?

I have an S Corp that each year, sponsors a film festival by creating their website for free. In return, they print our logo in their program guide. Last year, I gave them 80 hours of work building ...
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What types of nonprofit entities can be formed to raise money for someone's benefit?

Our family, along with some friends, have become acquainted with a family in our neighborhood whose young girl has a life-threatening illness. The required treatment is lengthy and expensive, so we ...
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How can I help others plan their finances, without being a “conventional” financial planner?

I've helped a few people in my family get their finances in order, just with very basic tips and with money-saving tips I've gleaned from personal experience. I think I've made a significant ...