Starting or Running a Homeschool Group?
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Starting a homeschool group
There’s a lot to do, so this checklist will keep you on track: A checklist for new homeschool organizations
- What’s in a name?
- Choosing a leadership team
- Writing your mission statement
- Getting an EIN from the IRS
- Identifying who you are by writing bylaws
- Sample bylaws
- Budgeting basics
For the established homeschool group
- Insurance for homeschool groups
- Hiring paid teachers: Are they employees or independent contractors?
- Preparing financial statements
- Best Financial Practices to avoid theft and embezzlement
- Easy Fundraisers for Homeschool Groups
- How do we become a recognized nonprofit?
- Do we need to Incorporate?
- 5 Great Reasons to Incorporate
- Sample Articles of Incorporation
If you do incorporate as a nonprofit in your state and intend to apply for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status, make sure your Articles of Incorporation contain the special language the IRS requires for 501(c)(3) organizations.
501(c)(3) tax exempt status
- When to become a 501(c)(3)tax exempt organization?
- Do we need 501(c)(3) status?
- Are you ready for the 501(c)(3) application?
- Check list for homeschool groups applying to 501(c)(3) tax exempt status
- Tax Exempt Status for Homeschool Support Groups
- Do You Know About Required IRS Filings?
- FAQ on IRS Form 990-N the required IRS annual report for small organizations