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Demystifying
State Charity
Registration
Tony Martignetti, Esq.
Author: Charity Registration: State-by-State Guidelines for Compliance

© 2014 Martignetti Planned Giving Advisors, LLC
The Registration Morass
• Solicitation based
– Web; email; U.S. mail; events; ads

• State requirements
– 49 + D.C.

•
•
•
•

Lots of forms
Lots of time
Some money
Gotta do it

tonymartignetti.com

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Why Register
• IRS Form 990 asks
• Some states have criminal & civil liabilities
– FL: 3rd degree felony
• Up to 5 years & $5000

– NY: fraud

• Recent enforcement actions
• Board member liability
• Disgruntled relatives find enterprising attorneys
– Challenge your illegal solicitations

• It’s the right way to operate: inside the laws where
you solicit
tonymartignetti.com

3
How To Register
• Registration categories
– Charity
– Foreign corporation

• Check the exemptions!
• Unified Registration Statement (URS)
– What it is & how to use it

•
•
•
•

URS only states
URS+ states
Non-URS states
Annual financial reporting
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A Plan To Get Started
•
•
•
•

Line up internal partners & stakeholders
Who’s in charge
Register in home state
Register in very high fundraising revenue
states, if any
– Dollar amount
– Percentage of fundraising revenue

• Register where you do the most soliciting
– Web based
– Non-web based

• Possible safe harbor for web solicitations
tonymartignetti.com

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Learn More . . .
•
•
•
•

my blog tonymartignetti.com
Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio podcast
nasconet.org (state charity officials)
multistatefiling.org (URS & related)

tonymartignetti.com

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Demystifying State Charity Registration

  • 1. Demystifying State Charity Registration Tony Martignetti, Esq. Author: Charity Registration: State-by-State Guidelines for Compliance © 2014 Martignetti Planned Giving Advisors, LLC
  • 2. The Registration Morass • Solicitation based – Web; email; U.S. mail; events; ads • State requirements – 49 + D.C. • • • • Lots of forms Lots of time Some money Gotta do it tonymartignetti.com 2
  • 3. Why Register • IRS Form 990 asks • Some states have criminal & civil liabilities – FL: 3rd degree felony • Up to 5 years & $5000 – NY: fraud • Recent enforcement actions • Board member liability • Disgruntled relatives find enterprising attorneys – Challenge your illegal solicitations • It’s the right way to operate: inside the laws where you solicit tonymartignetti.com 3
  • 4. How To Register • Registration categories – Charity – Foreign corporation • Check the exemptions! • Unified Registration Statement (URS) – What it is & how to use it • • • • URS only states URS+ states Non-URS states Annual financial reporting tonymartignetti.com 4
  • 5. A Plan To Get Started • • • • Line up internal partners & stakeholders Who’s in charge Register in home state Register in very high fundraising revenue states, if any – Dollar amount – Percentage of fundraising revenue • Register where you do the most soliciting – Web based – Non-web based • Possible safe harbor for web solicitations tonymartignetti.com 5
  • 6. Learn More . . . • • • • my blog tonymartignetti.com Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio podcast nasconet.org (state charity officials) multistatefiling.org (URS & related) tonymartignetti.com 6