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Start A Non Profit 501(c)(3) in Missouri
Non Profit Formation in Missouri
To form a nonprofit organization in Missouri, you must file Articles of Incorporation of a Non Profit Corporation with the Secretary of State, Corporation Division. You can obtain the proper Form of the Articles from the Secretary of State. There is a filing fee of $25.00 which must be accompanied with the Articles and made payable to “Director of Revenue”. For further information, you can contact the Secretary of State at (573) 751-4153.
Federal Tax Exemptions
In order to be tax exempt as a 501c3, after incorporation, your Missouri non profit corporation must complete and submit Form 1023 to the Internal Revenue Service for processing and approval. The process for approval typically takes about 3 – 5 months. Once approved, your organization will receive a Determination Letter from the IRS granting tax exempt status as a 501c3.
State Tax Exemptions
A Missouri non profit organization may be eligible for an exemption from payment of corporate, franchise and sales/use taxes. To find out more information about tax exemptions and the proper forms, you can contact the Missouri Department of Revenue at 573-751-3505.
Most charitable organizations must register with the Attorney General’s Office before soliciting donations in the State of Missouri. There is a $15.00 registration fee. If you need to register your Missouri charity, you can obtain the registration forms from the Attorney General’s Office. The phone number is 573-751-3321.
To start a charitable organization (501c3) in Missouri, our total price is $465. You can reach us at 561-988-3083 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org