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Nonprofit Formation and Exemption

If you would like to form a nonprofit organization in Texas, the Perliski Law Group can provide formation services on a flat-fee basis. Whether you just need help reviewing your IRS exemption filing or want the Firm to handle everything from start-to-finish, we can do so. The typical formation process includes:

  • Filing your Certificate of Formation (Articles)
  • Registering with the IRS for your EIN
  • Drafting your Initial Board Actions
  • Drafting your Bylaws (or Church Charter)
  • Drafting and filing your IRS Form 1023 (Application for Exemption)
  • Filing your Exemption with the Texas Comptroller
  • And, responding to questions from the IRS and/State of Texas

We are also able to assisting with:

  • Section 501(c)(4) Neighbor Watch and Lobbying Organizations
  • Section 501(c)(6) Business Leagues and Trade Associations
  • Section 501(c)(7) Hobby Groups and Social Organizations.


  • Supporting Organizations for Churches & Other Nonprofits.

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Perliski Law Group 501c Nonprofit Attorneys

The Perliski Law Group is dedicated to serving the needs of Texas nonprofit organizations. We presently represent over 100 nonprofit clients and our clients range from small hometown churches to large state-wide organizations with thousands of members. Our Firm has passion for assisting charities both small and large. Share your vision with us.

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Our Nonprofit Changed our name. How do we notify the IRS?

An exempt organization that has changed its name must report the change on its next annual return (Form 990 or 990-EZ). An organization that does not file an annual return (for example, an organization that instead files Form 990-N, the e-Postcard, or an organization...

What is an Exempt Operating Foundation?

A private operating foundation is not subject to the tax on net investment income if it is an exempt operating foundation. In addition, private foundations may make grants to exempt operating foundations without complying with the expenditure responsibility...

What are Private Foundation Excise Taxes?

There is an excise tax on the next investment income of most domestic private foundations. This tax must be reported on Form 990-PF, Return of Private Foundation, and must be paid annually at the time for filing that return or in quarterly estimated tax payments if...

Can our Nonprofit have Members?

Yes, in accordance with Section 22.151 of the Texas Business Organizations Code (TOB), a nonprofit corporation may have one or more classes of members or it may have no members at all. If the corporation has one or more classes of members, the corporation's...

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