Absolutely not. Being formed as a Nonprofit Corporation does not automatically mean that the corporation is tax-exempt for federal and, in some instances, state income tax. A “tax-exempt” Corporation is a distinctive entity that has gained an exemption from income tax liability. A Nonprofit Corporation is not eligible for exemption from income tax liability until it applies for and has been approved by the IRS for tax-exempt status.
Articles in this section
- What are the Differences Between Officers, Directors and Shareholders?
- Am I Required to Hold Corporate Meetings?
- How is a Corporation Managed?
- Is “Nonprofit” the Same as “Tax-Exempt”?
- How many Directors or Officers are Nonprofit Corporations required to have?
- May a Nonprofit Corporation Pay Compensation to its Officers, Directors and/or Employees?
- Where Should I Form my Nonprofit Corporation?
- How do I Choose a Name for my Nonprofit Corporation?
- What Steps Need to be Taken to Form a Nonprofit Corporation?
- What is a Nonprofit Corporation?