National Clearinghouse on Homeless Youth and Families

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How to Create a Nonprofit Organization

Youth and family services worker Tamara gives an overview of the steps it takes to create a tax-exempt nonprofit. She also helps you decide whether or not to incorporate your organization.

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Stage 3: Bring Your Nonprofit Into Being

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Tamara answers the questions, "What's tax exemption? And how do I decide if I need it?" She also explains 501(C)3 status and fiscal sponsorship, two ways of acquiring tax exemption.