What is a charitable solicitation?
Why are charities required to register?
When should a charity register?
Who has to register?
Basically, any charitable organization conducting charitable solicitations for public support. A "charitable
organization" is generally broadly defined and sometimes includes organizations that are not
even public charities under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Do all states require registration for a charitable organization?
Is an Internet web site or email which solicits charitable gifts a charitable solicitation?
Are any charities exempt from registration?
What is a professional solicitor or professional fundraiser?
Are there any disclosure statements required by the charitable organization conducting solicitations?
How does a state become aware of noncompliance?
What penalties may apply for noncompliance?