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What is a Maine Nonprofit Corporation?

A Maine Nonprofit Corporation is sometimes called a Maine Not-For-Profit Corporation.

A Maine Nonprofit Corporation is an organization that is legally registered with the Maine Secretary of State.  While the federal government must approve the tax-exempt status of a Maine Nonprofit Corporation, a Maine Nonprofit Corporation is not initially registered with any US government agency.   more...

Do I need a lawyer to Form a Maine Nonprofit Corporation?

The short answer is no. The state of Maine does not legally require a lawyer to form a Maine Nonprofit Corporation.  However, if there is anything about forming a Maine Nonprofit Corporation that you're not sure about you should seek the advice of a competent Maine lawyer, a Maine accountant, or both BEFORE you Incorporate.   more...

What are the most common types of Maine Nonprofit Corporations?

The most common types of Maine Nonprofit Corporations are:
  • Maine Public-benefit Nonprofit Corporations
  • Maine Religious Corporations
  • Maine Mutual-benefit Nonprofit Corporations
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Who owns a Maine Nonprofit Corporation?

No one person or group of people can own a Maine Nonprofit Corporation.  Once it is incorporated, the Maine Nonprofit Corporation is a separate legal entity from its founders, directors, officers, and employees.  The Maine Nonprofit Corporation itself owns assets of the business and is entitled to receive all revenues from its operation.  Any equity in a Maine Nonprofit Corporation belongs to the organization itself, not to the founders, board of directors or staff.

In addition, a Maine Nonprofit Corporation cannot be sold to another individual, corporation or organization.

Can a Maine Nonprofit Corporation make money?

Contrary to popular belief a Maine Noprofit Corporation may actually make a profit.  Many Maine Nonprofit Corporations derive much of their funding from tax-exempt donations.  Sometimes a Maine Nonprofit Corporation can receive more in donations that the costs to actually run the organization.   more...

Are all Maine Nonprofit Corporations Tax Exempt?

You do not form a Maine Tax Exempt Corporation you form a Maine Nonprofit Corporation and then apply to the IRS for Tax Exempt status.  The IRS requires that certain language is included in the Articles of Incorporation before it will grant tax exempt status to any Maine Nonprofit Corporaton.   more...

What is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation?

501(c) refers to a section of IRS code which deals with tax exempt organizations including, but not limited to, Nonprofit Corporations.   more...

What information does a Nonprofit need before it can apply for 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status?

BEFORE a Nonprofit applies with the IRS for 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt status you need the following information:
  • Articles of Incorporation approved by the Maine Secretary of State
  • Bylaws
  • Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN)
  • Statement of purpose that meets IRS requirements
  • Statement that your Nonprofit Corporation will not engage in prohibited political or legislative activity
  • A Plan of Dissolution describing the distribution of assets upon dissolution
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What happens when a Maine Nonprofit Corporation wants to shut down?

When a Maine Nonprofit Corporation wants to cease operations, any assets of the Maine Nonprofit Corporation must be distributed to other Nonprofits which were formed for similar purposes as the Maine Nonprofit Corporation which is closing.

Under no circumstances can a Maine Nonprofit Corporation distribute any remaining assets to its founders, directors or employees.

How can I Form a Maine Nonprofit Corporation Online?

If you are ready to Form a Maine Nonprofit Corporation simply choose which Maine Nonprofit options that you want in the upper right corner of this screen then click the Next Step button.  You will be directed to a screen on which you can enter your specific a Maine Nonprofit information and finalize your order.

If you have any questions regarding our Maine Nonprofit services you can call uis toll free at 855-771-2477.
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