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Nonprofits of every size must file paperwork with the government regularly for many reasons, including to maintain incorporation and tax-exempt status. This calendar may be helpful in keeping your organization in compliance.
Beat the (regulatory) heat this summer by checking to ensure your nonprofit filed all required paperwork with the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) and the IRS. To conduct activities in Maryland and accept tax-deductible donations, a nonprofit should keep its charter in good standing and its 501(c)(3) status intact.
Starting a new organization is not an effort to be undertaken lightly. Once your group has determined that a new organization is necessary to fill an unmet need, there are many decisions to be made and a great deal of paperwork to be completed. This checklist can help your group stay on track.