501c3 & 501c4?
501c3: Religious, Educational, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Testing for Public Safety, National or International Amateur Sports Competitions, Prevention of Cruelty to Children or Animals Organizations.
Charitable contributions are tax deductible. Limited ability or restrictions to lobbying.
501c4: Civic Leagues, Social Welfare Organizations, and Local Associations of Employees.
Donations are NOT tax deductible. Less limited ability to lobby for legislation and the ability to participate in political campaigns and elections.
Our Commitment to Service
Thomas Wrobel provided expert assistance to us in setting up our nonprofit corporation and in preparing our application for 501c3 status. His knowledge and guidance was particularly helpful in responding to IRS queries. We are pleased that with Tom's assistance we obtained 501c3 tax exempt status.
Dan Newman, Executive Director, TakeBackCA.org (Educational on Public Policy Issue – Campaign Finance)