We are a 503 (c) (19)
Nonprofit War Veterans' Organization
Tax treatment of donations:
Donations to war veterans' organizations
are deductible as charitable contributions
on the donor's federal income tax return
501(c)(19) - Veterans' Organizations
A post or organization of past or present members of the Armed Forces of the United States must file Form 1024 to apply for recognition of exemption from federal income tax. You should follow the general procedures outlined in chapter 1. The organization must also meet the qualifications described in this section.
Examples of groups that qualify for exemption are posts or auxiliaries of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and similar organizations.
To qualify for recognition of exemption, your application should show:
In addition to these requirements, a veterans' organization also must be operated exclusively for one or more of the following purposes.
|Tax treatment of donations. Donations to war veterans' organizations are deductible as charitable contributions on the donor's federal income tax return. At least 90% of the organization's membership must consist of war veterans. The term war veterans means persons, whether or not present members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during a period of war (including the Korean and Vietnam conflicts, the Persian Gulf war, and later declared wars).|
Post 20 is in compliance with the IRS requirements listed above. We will
acknowledge your donation with a letter, outline valve of your donation,
state that no goods or services were exchanged for your donation and
supply you with E.I.N. tax number for your records.