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Starting a Nonprofit

How to Start a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

There have been a number of changes to state and federal laws regulating the nonprofit sector since the last revision of the publication, "Starting a Tax-Exempt Nonprofit in Michigan" (revised 9/30/10).

For current information on procedures and requirements for general administration and enforcement statues, registering your organization, and fundraising; visit the State of Michigan Attorney General's Charitable Trust Section:,4534,7-164-17337_18095---,00.html

For current tax information on charitable organizations and other nonprofits, visit the IRS website:



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