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Your Animal Adoption Center’s Team


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Operating an animal shelter or rescue involves a lot of work in diverse areas. Success hinges in large part on your ability to delegate the right tasks to the right people, so it’s important to assemble a strong team to help run your adoption center. Always work with people who genuinely want to help, regardless of whether they’re paid staff or volunteers or how many hours they’re on hand each week. Below are key animal shelter or rescue positions. You […]

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How to File for 501(c)(3) Status


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Preventing cruelty to animals is a qualifying exempt purpose for filing for 501(c)(3) status under the US tax code. If you’re interested in applying for non-profit, tax-except status with the IRS, you should seek the advice of a tax lawyer before proceeding. Preparing properly for the application process is an investment worth making. To be eligible, none of a rescue or shelter’s earnings may inure to any individual or private shareholder and it must be clearly established that the organization […]

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