|Re: Cohousing communities and tax-exemption, 501c3||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred-List manager (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 05:20:04 -0700 (PDT)|
Ken Winter <ken [at] sunward.org> is the author of the message below. It was posted by Fred, the Cohousing-L list manager <fholson [at] cohousing.org> after deleting long quoted material. -------------------- FORWARDED MESSAGE FOLLOWS -------------------- Thanks, Adi ~ That makes sense. So I guess my question morphs into: Has any coho community ever managed (or at least tried) to establish itself as a 501c3 - not as a residential association, but as some sort of organization that operates for the benefit of the world? ~ Ken On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 11:17 AM, R.P. Aditya <aditya [at] grot.org> wrote: > > Individual communities, typically an association of homeowners, wouldn't > qualify as a 501c3 -- ie. having a _primary_ mission that is tax exempt for > being a *public* benefit corporation. > > They might have a public charity "arm" that is a steward of a wetland or > educational, but the typical "business of a cohousing community" would not > qualify in intent, as far as I can tell. > > linked from: > > > http://www.irs.gov/Charities-&-Non-Profits/Charitable-Organizations/Exemption-Requirements-Section-501%28c%29%283%29-Organizations
Re: Cohousing communities and tax-exemption, 501c3 Fred-List manager, June 13 2015
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