State Laws for Charitable Organizations

This set of 51 profiles, including all U.S. states and the District of Columbia, outlines state laws, regulations, and requirements that apply to charitable organizations. It highlights ways in which state laws differ from federal laws governing charitable organizations across the following six areas: Formation, Elections, Operation, and Dissolution; Duties, Indemnification, and Interested Transactions; Notable Departures from Federal Law; General; Model Acts; and Tax Exemptions. Download a PDF profile of your state and compare the legal requirements and regulations across multiple states.

Independent Sector thanks the following team members from Hogan Lovells for their work to update state profiles in 2016: Nathan Cooper, James Adams, Khushall Ved, and Phillip Brown.

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Global Topics: Ethics and Accountability, Public Policy
Resource Types: Principles