When the nonprofit NGO organizations have registered with income tax department by getting 12A certificate, it shall start to get 80g certificate.

The main role of 80g certification is to encourage the donors who donate funds to the nonprofit NGO organization. That is organization hold this 80g certificate to provide tax exemption to the donors who donate their funds and they will get 10% tax exemption on their Gross total income of an accounting year.

Here people are thinking that they will get 50% of tax exemption before the calculation of their taxable Annual Income. But its is not in such a way. 50% of amount is calculated in the amount what they have donated to the nonprofit NGO organization. And in that 50% of that donated amount, the donor shall get 10% of maximum tax exemption as per Gross total income of the Donor.

To know how the donations of the donors are exempted under section 80g you shall visit this page.

Now let us see, How to apply for 80g ?. What are the steps to be taken by nonprofit NGO organizations to get this 80g certificate from Income tax department.

To get the 80g certificate nonprofit NGO organization have to fill the FORM 10G and they have to attach the activity report for the past 3 years or the least year with the audited report right from the date of establishment or of the past 3 years. You can download the editable FORM 10G to get registered for 80g approval from income tax department. This process may take several months, to receive the approvals.

When you apply for 80g you shall check yourself for the fitness of 80g approval under the following factors.

1. If nonprofit NGO organization is under going with any business, then they have to maintain a separate account and should not mix the donations they receive for social cause.

2. Other than charitable cause the organization or its byelaw should not represent any other causes towards spending of such donation amounts or the assets and incomes of the nonprofit NGO organization.

3. The nonprofit NGO organization shall not be able to apply for 80g if it support religion based, caste and creeds based activity.

4. The nonprofit NGO organization should have the qualification of registration which might have been registered under Societies registration act 1860 or registered under section 25 of Companies act 1956.

5. Proper annual returns, accounting, book keeping should be in manner before applying for 80g.

6. If you have already received the 80g certificate, then proper renewal is must to hold such tax benefits.

Income tax department has the power to approve or reject such approval upon disqualification of the nonprofit organization or dissatisfaction found by the department towards the nonprofit NGO organization activities. Please read this before your apply.

Post your NGO PROFILE, which may help others to know about your Organization. Any Non Governmental organization from any country shall post their profile which is 100% free.

You shall post your Organization Video Links, You shall upload your Organization Project files and Much More. This NGO SEEK also helps the NGOs to find Volunteers, Donors, Sponsors and other needy for their NGO Projects.

Useful books for TRUST formation and Management

Formation & Management Of A Trust by Nabhi's

Formation and Management of Charitable and Religious Trust Educational and Medical Institution under Income Tax Law by Universal Law Publishing co

All About Charitable Trusts - Formation, Registration, Management & Taxation of CHARITABLE & RELIGIOUS TRUSTS (With Free CD) by CA Virendra K. Pamecha , CA Rakesh Nahar

Formation and Management of a TRUST along with Tax Planning by Nabhi Publication

Useful books for Society formation and Management

Formation and Management of Societies (Telugu) by Pendyala Satyanarayana

Formation & Managements Of A Society by Nabhi

Formation & Management of a SOCIETY by Nabhi New

Formation and Management of Societies by Y. Kameshwara Rao

Formation and Management of a Co-operative Society alongwith Multi State Co-operative societies Act & Rules by Nabhi Board Of Editors

Useful books for NGO fundraising

Funding of NGOs: How to Manage by Mahaveer & Sons

Taxation of Trusts & NGOs by Taxmann

How to Start & Promote NGOs & NPOs in India Starting, Management & Funding of NGOs /NPOs Covering Schemes of the Ministries of Government of India by Xcess Infostore Pvt. Ltd.

Nonprofit: Starting a Charity - How To Successfully Change Lives, Give Aid & Build a Community (Contribution, Not For Profit, Fundraising, Startup, Donation, Volunteering, NGO Book 1)

Fundraising: 10 Tips to Raise Money for Ngos, Small Business and Non-profits

NonProfit Crowdfunding Explained: Online Fundraising Hacks to Raise More for Your NonProfit

Fundraising Techniques and Financial Assistance to NGO by Anmol Publisher

Guide To Fundraising and Public Relations For NGOs and Non Profit Organisations by CSIM

Post your NGO PROFILE, which may help others to know about your Trust, Society, Foundation and other nonprofit organisation.

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