Most churches incorporate in order to obtain a non-profit status, so that taxes are not paid by the church and members may claim contributions on their tax returns. This is known as a 501(c)(3) status.
Below is what the incorporation papers of one United Pentecostal Church look like. It is being provided for educational purposes as very few church members ever see documents such as this.
Posted September 3, 2012
CONTACT / HOW DO I
OLD FEEDBACK /
UPC MEMBERS SPEAK
LOIS' WRITINGS /
August 23, 1997
Copyright © 1997-2016 by Lois E. Gibson
Contents of this web site and all original works are copyright - All rights reserved. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of the owner.
Shop at our Amazon store! This website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.