If your organization has not filed any of the 990/990EZ/990N forms for three years, it is likely your tax exempt status was revoked.
A homeschool treasurer has several questions about tax exempt status and financial oversight of adding a football program.
Most homeschool co-ops are public benefit organizations because they serve a public good (i.e. education of children) and are not mutual benefit organizations.
The homeschool co-op that I am building cannot qualify for 501(c)(7) social club because we offer classes, therefore we have an educational purpose. But are we required to have a 501(c)(3) status? We are not interested in the benefits of…
Links to an explanation of the IRS rules regarding fundraising.
Many homeschool organizations depend on fund raisers to help run their homeschool co-ops and support groups. These fund raisers could actually harm a group's chances of obtaining tax exempt status.
Carol Topp discusses "Who's Afraid of the IRS?" and discusses how the IRS sees homeschool co-ops.
Does my homeschool groups have to be tax exempt? It seems like a lot of work, cost and government intervention. Many of our members and the board members don’t want to be a 501c3. Do we have to be? We…