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Changing an Organization’s Name, Mission, Programs and Services, or Governing Rules

By January 19, 2018 No Comments

Is your organization thinking about changing its name, mission, programs and services, or governing rules?  Some of these changes are routine, while others, if done improperly, could have unintended legal consequences, including revocation of tax-exempt status and inability to use previously donated funds for new programs.  This free guide from Public Counsel, Notification Requirements for California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporations: Change of Address, Name, Mission or Specific Purpose, Scope of Activities, or Other Significant Changes to Bylaws explains the required process for making these changes, including how to notify the IRS and California regulatory agencies, as well as potential legal concerns that need to be addressed before the changes are made