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    Voluntary Solutions Teams Up With PublicSquare

    Voluntary Solutions is a proud sponsor of PublicSquare ( http://www.publicsquare.net/), a nonprofit webcast content provider that offers programs broadcast on public access television stations and live over the Internet, including its flagship program, "The Square Circle," a half-hour-long moderated debate on current with three expert guests that is broadcast live on Arlington Public Media ( https://www.arlingtonmedia.org/) on Thursday evenings at 7:00pm ET. Here's our very first sponsorship com...  Read More...

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    Unprecedented: IRS Asking For Less Money

    As of July 1, 2016, the cost of filing a 501c3 application has dropped by over $100. The newly established price of $275 may very well represent the first ever change of this sort in the agency's 154 year history. Those seeking to establish non-profit organizations now have a less expensive path to effecting change in their communities.   Read More...

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    Tax-Exempt Status to Become More Accessible

     According to the IRS-run website, Pay.gov, the application fee for filing form 1023 is to drop (effective July 1, 2016) from $400 to $275. IRS form 1023 is paramount to any organization who seeks recognition as a non-profit organization in order to be classified as tax-exempt. While the new application fee is still quite hefty, hopefully it will be far less distressing to new organizations with modest means. For more information, contact us at info@voluntarysolutionsdc.com or visit ou...  Read More...

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    Top Eight Tax Tips about Deducting Charitable Contributions

     When you give a gift to charity that helps the lives of others in need, it may also help you at tax time. You may be able to claim the gift as a deduction that may lower your tax. Here are eight tax tips you should know about deducting your gifts to charity:Qualified Charities.   Read More...

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    Don't Lose Your Charity Status

    As a public charity it is crucial to be up to date on all IRS state filings. This year, the IRS form 990 or annual exempt organization return is due on May 15th for calendar year taxpayers. According to the IRS, 16% of all non-profit organizations lost their tax-exempt status in 2010.   Read More...

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