CHARITABLE SERVICES

As a charitable organization, it can be difficult to comply with state requirements. CSC continually monitors the ever-changing landscape of state charitable solicitation statutes, so you can focus on your important philanthropic work. We prepare your paperwork and submit the filing to renew your registration before the due date, and we’ll follow up with each state to confirm that the filing has been accepted.

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SERVICES

Regardless of your locations or number of registrations, we’ll reduce the time, effort, and expense involved with charitable services by:

  • Performing a state-specific search to determine the status of your organization’s charitable registrations

  • Preparing and submitting registrations for charitable solicitation in the states where your organization determines registration is needed

When you choose CSC, we become a true extension of your team. We treat your business as our own, with pride and care. We will:

  • Monitor and manage all due dates, prepare renewals, and submit appropriate state fees and documentation on your behalf

  • Assist with obtaining filing extensions, as needed, at the state level

  • Copies of your organization’s confirmation and corresponding invoices are maintained within our easy-to-use CSCNavigator® platform.

  • As part of the charitable filing process, several states require a registered agent. Choose CSC as your registered agent.

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CSCNavigator

CSCNavigator—our unified legal and compliance portfolio management system—powers our corporate compliance solutions. Corporate legal departments, compliance professionals, and business owners use this platform to securely manage their entities, annual reports, corporate filings, service of process (SOP), litigation, deals, business licenses, contracts, and many other business needs.

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FAQs

  • Do charitable organizations need to be concerned about compliance?

    Yes! State-required compliance applies to charitable organizations just as it does most other businesses. Even before embarking on any fundraising or outreach, you must complete a lot of paperwork. You will then be responsible for meeting annual compliance standards for each state in which you have registered.

  • Do I need a registered agent?

    Several states require a registered agent as part of the charitable filing process. CSC offers this service.

    Learn more about CSC’s Registered Agent services.

  • What is a registered agent?

    A registered agent, statutory agent, or agent for service of process (SOP) provides a legal address within the jurisdiction where legal documents may be served during business hours. It is the registered agent’s duty to receive and forward that SOP to the entity’s designated contact, usually a company’s legal team or representative.

    The registered agent also receives official government documents, including franchise tax notices and annual report forms. Registered agents may also notify business entities whether or not they are in “good standing.”

    Looking to change registered agents? CSC can help. Find out how to choose a qualified registered agent.

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