- Types of help that organizations can provide
- Operational and recordkeeping requirements for fundraising and working with volunteers
- Rules for recipients of disaster relief
- Deductibility of contributions
In the wake of recent weather-related disasters, the Internal Revenue Service is rebroadcasting its free "Starting and Operating Charities for Disaster Relief" webinar Thurs., Sept. 20, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.
Charities in Alabama often provide help to victims of disasters like Hurricane Isaac. The webinar explains the basics of starting a tax-exempt disaster-relief charity and the ways new and existing organizations can offer disaster relief under federal tax rules.
This webinar will cover a variety of topics including:
Enrolled agents and registered tax return preparers can earn one continuing education credit if they participate in the Webinar for a minimum of 50 minutes. Other tax professionals may receive credit if the webinar meets their state and organization continuing education requirements.
Participants register at http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=89315 and will be sent an email certificate of completion about a week after the webinar.
For more information about starting and operating a charitable tax-exempt organization, visit the IRS website at www.IRS.gov/charities.
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