501(c)(3) Application Church

Written by True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

Reviewed by Editorial Team

Updated on March 14, 2023

What Is a 501(c)(3) Application Church?

The application process for obtaining 501(c)(3) status for a church is the same as with any other non-profit, and the forms are available on the IRS website.

In order for a church to maintain tax-exempt status, it must not be an action organization, or in other words must not try to exert any political influence.

501(c)(3) Application Church FAQs

About the Author

True Tamplin, BSc, CEPF®

True Tamplin is a published author, public speaker, CEO of UpDigital, and founder of Finance Strategists.

True is a Certified Educator in Personal Finance (CEPF®), author of The Handy Financial Ratios Guide, a member of the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, contributes to his financial education site, Finance Strategists, and has spoken to various financial communities such as the CFA Institute, as well as university students like his Alma mater, Biola University, where he received a bachelor of science in business and data analytics.

To learn more about True, visit his personal website, view his author profile on Amazon, or check out his speaker profile on the CFA Institute website.

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