August is the last month we will be taking new clients! After 35 years and 2,500 501c3 applications through the IRS with a 100% success rate, David Marmon is cutting back his workload. If you are interested in getting 501c3 status for your nonprofit, or know someone who is, now is the time to come in. After August, we will be no longer be accepting new clients. Thank you for your understanding.

State Tax-Exempt Status

  • For the following states, there is no tax-exempt status (usually because there is no corporate tax): Nevada, New Hampshire, South Dakota (but do file for sales tax exemption), Washington, Wyoming.
  • For the following states, merely filing your nonprofit Articles of Incorporation gives you tax-exempt status: Ohio, Rhode Island (but certain exempt organizations may have further filing requirements), Tennessee.
  • For the following states, you are automatically tax-exempt when you receive your IRS 501(c)(3) status: Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
  • For the following states, you are tax-exempt upon notifying the state that you have IRS 501(c)(3) status (requirements differ as to what must accompany the notification, whether just the IRS Determination Letter, Articles, Bylaws, etc.): Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington D.C.
  • For the following states, you must apply and qualify for separate state tax-exempt status, but it is not burdensome: Montana, North Carolina, Pennsylvania.
  • For California: after you receive your 501c3, attach it to a filled-out Form 3500A and send it to the Franchise Tax Board.