Wisconsin exempt Charitable Organizations
Is my charitable organization exempt from registration?
There are 12 reasons that qualify a charitable organization to be exempt from registration. If the organization does not meet one of the 12 reasons listed below, the organization will be required to register with the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. To register, an organization must complete the Charitable Organization
Registration Statement (Form #296).
We are a religious entity that is exempt from filing a federal annual information return (Form #990) under sec. 6033(a)(3)(A)(i) and (iii) and (C)(i) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Section 6033(a)(3)(C)(i): A religious organization described in sec. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
e. We are a charitable organization which does not intend to raise or receive contributions in excess of $25,000 during a fiscal year and all of our functions, including solicitation, are performed by persons who are unpaid for their services and no part of our assets or income inures to the benefit of, or is paid to, any officer or member of the charitable organization.
Note Reguarding our current appeal for Wisconsin Christian News:
Our raising funds for WCN falls here:
i. I am or we are a person soliciting contributions for the relief of a named individual and all contributions, without any deductions, were or will be given to the named individual.