Whether and how the creation of an affiliated organization will work for your ministry depends upon a number of factors, and should only be pursued after careful consideration and consultation with your ministry’s attorney and tax professional.
Two organizational classifications ministries frequently used for affiliated organizations are 509(a)(3) and 501(c)(2) organizations:
Whether a ministry should form an affiliated organization is a decision that should be made in consultation with a local attorney and tax professional. For additional information, read Brotherhood Mutual’s article, “Affiliated Organizations Can Help Protect Ministry Assets.”
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