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From: Deedra Waters <dmwaters@g.o>
Subject: Re: Bylaws & 501(c)(3) filing
Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 16:59:27 -0500 (CDT)
I thought we were filing for 501c6? As I recall, that's what we were set up to do?


On Tue, 29 Jun 2004, Corey Shields wrote:

> Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2004 16:42:49 -0500
> From: Corey Shields <cshields@g.o>
> Reply-To: gentoo-trustees@g.o
> To: gentoo-trustees@g.o
> Subject: [gentoo-trustees] Bylaws & 501(c)(3) filing
> 
> 
> We need to start coming up with the bylaws for official membership.  As long 
> as the bylaws that we come up with are restrictive enough, we can design it 
> such that the membership is not overcome by a corporation as was feared 
> before.  As long as we do this within the bylaws, then we can still file for 
> a 501(c)(3).  This would be most beneficial over any other 501(c) filing, 
> since donations would be tax deductable.  This may not mean much to the 
> person donation $10 or $50, but in the future if some corporation wanted to 
> donate $10k, $20k, etc..  then it will mean a lot to them.  Major RFC here..
> 
> Before we can file for this we need an Employer ID Number (EIN), which I have 
> mentioned before.  This is a simple form (IRS Form SS-4), and if none of you 
> mind I can go ahead and get that filed.
> 
> Cheers!
> 
> -Corey
> 
> 

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