501(c)(3) Committee Meeting Minutes 3/3/14

Andi (note-taker), Barbara, Bernie, Roger, Toby

12th and L 1225 L street Center Terrace, 7:30pm

We will run drafts of the Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws by the main group

To do
-fill out form 1023, IRS.gov
-update articles of incorporation
-Bylaws
–Add conflict of interest policy (sample included in appendix A)
–Defining group roles (officers)
–Voting process, elections

Spreadsheet

Questions

What is the activity?
Line 1c.
“Independent contractors” are

Who conducts the activity?
persons who are not treated as
Line 2c. Operation of state law.

When is the activity conducted?
employees for employment tax purposes.
are a corporation formed in the following

Where is the activity conducted (for
For information on determining if an
states, then you do not need a specific
example: Los Angeles and San
individual is an employee or an
provision in your articles of incorporation
Francisco, California)?
independent contractor, see Publication
providing for the distribution of assets

How does the activity further your
15-A, Employer’s Supplemental Tax
upon dissolution.
exempt purposes?
Guide.

What percentage of your total time is
Arkansas Minnesota
Line 2a.
Describe family or business
allocated to the activity?
California Missouri
relationships between your officers,

How is the activity funded? (This
Louisiana Ohio
directors, or trustees. “Related” refers to
should agree with the financial data in
both family and business relationships.
Massachusetts Oklahoma
Part IX.)

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Toby Bartels
Participant

Here’s my untangling of the lines quoted above:

Line 2c. Operation of state law. [If you] are a corporation formed in the following states, then you do not need a specific provision in your articles of incorporation providing for the distribution of assets upon dissolution.

Arkansas Minnesota
California Missouri
Louisiana Ohio
Massachusetts Oklahoma

What is the activity?
Who conducts the activity?
When is the activity conducted?
Where is the activity conducted (for example: Los Angeles and San Francisco, California)?
How does the activity further your exempt purposes?
What percentage of your total time is allocated to the activity?
How is the activity funded? (This should agree with the financial data in Part IX.)

Line 1c. “Independent contractors” are persons who are not treated as employees for employment tax purposes. For information on determining if an individual is an employee or an independent contractor, see Publication 15-A, Employer’s Supplemental Tax Guide.

Line 2a. Describe family or business relationships between your officers, directors, or trustees. “Related” refers to both family and business relationships.

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