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What is a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation?

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

A Maryland Nonprofit Corporation is an organization that is legally registered with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation.  While the federal government must approve the tax-exempt status of a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation, a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation is not initially registered with any US government agency.   more...

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

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

What are the most common types of Maryland Nonprofit Corporations?

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

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

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

Can a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation make money?

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

Are all Maryland Nonprofit Corporations Tax Exempt?

You do not form a Maryland Tax Exempt Corporation you form a Maryland 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 Maryland 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 Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation
  • 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 Maryland Nonprofit Corporation wants to shut down?

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

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

How can I Form a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation Online?

If you are ready to Form a Maryland Nonprofit Corporation simply choose which Maryland 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 Maryland Nonprofit information and finalize your order.

If you have any questions regarding our Maryland Nonprofit services you can call uis toll free at 855-771-2477.
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For $125 our Maryland Nopnprofit Corporation services include:
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Maryland incorporation fees $190.00
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