Nonprofit Corporation - Definition

A Not-for-Profit Corporation is an entity structure where there are no owners, gives no income (except salaries/ expenses) to members, directors, or officers. This corporation provides for personal liability protection. Management and control is vested in board of directors and/or voting members. It requires more paperwork and research before setting it up. Tax benefits include possible tax exemption from IRS (under specific guidelines).

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Not-for-Profit Corporation