Tax and Tax-Exemption Help
The IRS offers all of its forms, instructions, and publications on this page of its website.
The IRS offers this portion of its website to help with questions faced by charities and non-profits. Included on this page are tips on applying for tax-exempt status, reinstating tax-exempt status, understanding unrelated business income tax, substantiating charitable contributions, etc.
The IRS offers this portion of its website to assist exempt organizations in distinguishing independent contractors from employees, filing the appropriate tax documents for each, etc.
This guide assists ministers of the gospel (e.g., missionaries and full-time workers) and commending churches in understanding the housing allowance, record keeping requirements, etc.
Payout and Discount Rates
This page documents the rates adopted by most charitable organizations (including BSS) for payouts on charitable gift annuities.
This IRS page provides the rates that are used for a variety of technical calculations, including calculating the deductible portions of various planned giving tools.
Although definitely not an exhaustive list of the charities we support through our work and donor advised funds, this provides a snapshot of some of the organizations with which we partner:
In the U.S.A.: