What is a 501(c)(3) organization?

What is a 501(c)(3) organization? by @R44D

Answer by Raad Ahmed:

A 501(c)(3) falls under the most common tax-exempt entity in the US. Essentially if a non-profit meets certain criteria then it is exempt from federal income taxes. Some states also offer tax exemption under this type of organization. There are 29 types of non-profits that can fall under this category. The most common includes:

  • Charitable
  • Religious
  • Educational
  • Scientific
  • Literary
  • Testing for public safety
  • Fostering amateur sports competition
  • Preventing cruelty to children
  • Preventing cruelty to animals

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What is a 501(c)(3) organization?

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