Sample Search Terms
Charitable organization; tax-exempt status; fundraising; solicitation; lobbying; advocacy; rebuttable presumption; substaantial influence; 501(c)(3); promoter; valid purposes; unrelated business activity; political action; public charity status; private foundation; religious corporation; Nonprofit Corporation Law.
The Attorney General regulates charities and the professional fundraisers who solicit on their behalf. The purpose of this oversight is to protect charitable assets for their intended use and ensure that the charitable donations contributed by Californians are not misapplied and squandered through fraud or other means.
A searchable database of the information returns that charities file annually with the IRS (Forms 990, 990-PF, and 990-EZ) is available on the Attorney General´s website.
- Sales and Use Tax (Board of Equalization)
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- State Payroll Tax (Employment Development Department)
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- Federal Income and Payroll Tax (Internal Revenue Service)