Monthly Archives: March 2013

Society Finances – Internal Revenue Service

The IRS imposed a postcard return on non-profit societies before the State of California. By now every society should have this filing on their Treasurer’s Calendar.  If this form is not filed for three years, the IRS (like the state … Continue reading

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Society Finances – California Franchise Tax Board

Do NOT Forfeit your society’s tax exempt status!!! File today. As noted in the last blog, the state has not been good about letting societies know what forms need to be filed.  Starting with the tax year 2010 all societies … Continue reading

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Society Finances – California Charities Filing

California State Government has not always been good about letting societies know what they need to file.  A few years ago societies began getting letters informing them that they were delinquent filing forms with the Attorney General’s Office.  The fact … Continue reading

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Society Finances – Sales Tax

If you sell items in California on a regular basis, you should have a state sales tax number for CA State Board of Equalization.   You are required to file returns on a quarterly or annual basis according to the … Continue reading

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Society Finances – 1099s

If your society paid a speaker or other contractor more than $600 in 2012 (or $10 in Royalties),  you should have provided the contractor with a 1099 Misc and filed a copy with the IRS along with a 1096.  Many … Continue reading

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