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Penalties for failing to file 1099-NEC

I learned of a former Classical Conversations (CC) Director that left CC and started a nonprofit homeschool group in spring 2021. She forgot to file Form 1099-NEC for her 6 CC tutors that she paid in early 2021. The Form…

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How to prepare board members for transition

A question was asked on the I am a Homeschool Group Leader Facebook group regarding planning for a transition. One issue I’d like to hear about on your podcast is how to choose board members, and prepare them well for…

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Finding grants for your homeschool group

Nicole Doyle, a homeschool leader from Georgia, shared with me several places where she received grants for her homeschool group: WalMart Foundation gave her group $500 Target gave $350 for field trips Publix (grocery store) gave Nicole’s homeschool group $200…

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IRS Form 1023-EZ may begin requiring attachments

I have found the IRS Streamlined Application for 501c3 status, Form 1023-EZ, a wonderful, fast way to get tax exempt status for hundreds of homeschool groups and other nonprofits. But, the Form 1023-EZ has its problems and critiques. One critique…

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Your state wants your nonprofit to register

Many homeschool groups breath a sigh of relief when they get 501 tax exempt status from the IRS! But only a few realize that their government paperwork is not over! 41 states require nonprofits to register with their state when…

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