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MS SOS Warns of Charities Scam Emails.

Secretary of State’s Office Cautions Opening Charities Scam Emails:   The MS Secretary of State’s Office is cautioning registered charities about a recent charities email scam.  Charities are urged not to open and to delete any emails from “” or “”.  Charities are also urged not to click on any links within any emails from “”

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MS Telephone Solicitation

An Important Fundraising Notice From MS Regarding Telephone Solicitation If your nonprofit organization is hiring a fundraising professional or paying staff members to make telephone solicitations in MS, effective July 1, 2019 there are new obligations.  Please read this important letter from Brandon Presley, MS Chairman of the Public Service Commission and Delbert Hosemann, MS Secretary

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California Charity Registration

Proposed changes to the California charity registration process. For nonprofits filing an initial registration Form CT-1 Take a look at the Proposed Amended Registry Forms link at CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s Department of Justice website.  The primary changes are 9 additional questions in Part I, page 3, of the proposed form.  These additional questions

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PA Charity Registration Exemption Form

PA NEW EXEPTION/EXCLUSION REQUEST FORM Did you know that Pennsylvania now has a form to request exemption/exclusion from state charity registration?  In the past, nonprofit organizations detailed in Solicitation of Funds for Charitable Purposes Act under 10 P.S. § 162.6 or excluded from the Act under 10 P.S. § 162.3 could self-certify with no requirement

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