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.
A social club wonders who they have to give a 1099-MISC to.
Your homeschool support group is probably a social club in the eyes of the IRS. Social clubs can get automatic tax exempt status without applying, but they must maintain that tax-free status.
A homeschool support group leader read that her group cannot have a Statement of Faith or be religious. Is this correct?
A lot of small organizations have learned that their tax exempt status had been revoked and they didn’t even know about it!
A homeschool group wishes to comply with the laws, but is very confused!
Some helpful information for homeschool support groups from a recent IRS forum.
The IRS would like all nonprofit including homeschool support groups to be filing the Form 990N postcard.