How to Form a Club in California
|This web site is meant only as a guideline and you are advised to consult with an attorney. You can save a lot of money if you try to understand what you need to do and attempt to fill out the forms as best you can before meeting with the attorney. There are also books available to assist you.
The purpose of this web site is help an organization create a Ski or Snowboard Club in the State of California. Essentially you need to establish your club as a corporation. In most cases, you will be applying as a nonprofit tax exempt corporation. While clubs generally fall under two categories, most clubs are classified as IRS 501(c)(7) or California 23701g corporations. In some rare cases, a club may qualify under IRS 501(c)(3) or California 23701d.
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When filling out forms or writing your Articles of Incorporation or By-Laws, remember to keep it simple. Do not expand on questions asked and answer only what is asked for.
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