My name is Josh Wagner.
I'm a consultant, educator and IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer for nonprofit organizations (NPOs).
Part of my work consists of helping NPOs to remain in good standing so they can enjoy all the benefits of tax-exemption.
This Web site is designed to assist NPOs to do just that.
This site also helps non-compliant NPOs to correct their issues. (Sometimes it make take years to realize they're out of compliance.)
The Pages of this Site
The pages of this site refer to the government agencies that most California 501(c)(3) organizations must report to.
Each page contains information on:
* filing requirements
* common causes of non-compliance
* how to reach each agency.
What's wrong with non-compliance?
If any of these agencies declares you delinquent, you relinquish your right to engage in your regular activities, receive donations, spend funds, etc.
Recently one organization lost the use of their corporate name, which was snapped up by someone else during their suspension.
But as I said, by following the instructions in this site, you should have no problem staying in compliance.