-- Non Profit Organization F.A.Q.
What is a non-profit organization?
A non-profit organization is a corporation formed to not generate profits. A non-profit is not allowed to distribute stocks and pay dividend.
What are the different types of non-profit?
There are 3 types of non-profit corporations. Religious non-profits are mainly used for churches, temples, or other group which operates with a religious basis. Public benefit non-profits offer support and public assistance such as homeless shelters, youth centers, art groups, care for the elderly, youth sports programs etc. Mutual benefit non-profit provides benefits to the people who belong to the group, such as a fraternity, a Homeowners association, a service organization (like the Lions Club) etc.
Is a non-profit corporation automatically tax exempt?
Having a Non-Profit corporation does not automatically make you tax-exempt. You must file the correct applications after your company is active.
What information do I need to provide?
To incorporate your non-profit corporation we need the name and address of the company, the name and address of the director/s and officers, and 10 minutes of your time to fill out our online form.
How long does it take to incorporate a non-profit corporation?
Processing time vary from state to state. We process all corporate filings on an expedited basis so that you can benefit from the fastest service possible. For example, we can have your California Non-Profit Corporation active in 2 to 3 business days.
How do I start the incorporation process?
All you need to do is complete the online order form and Pacific Corporate Filings will prepare and file the necessary documents to incorporate your non-profit corporation. It takes just 10 minutes to start the process. We will send a confirmation email within one business day.