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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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> 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.
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