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Current Tax Exemption Status Since April 9, 2012

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Outdated Information since September 11, 2013


Open Source Ecology, a Missouri not-for-profit corporation, is registered as a charitable organization with the office of the Secretary of State with the State of Missouri, and may lawfully solicit donations under Missouri Law. Open Source Ecology has applied for tax exempt status (section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code) from the United States Internal Revenue Service. Tax-exempt status was applied for in August 2012 and will be retroactive back to the date of creation of the Corporation: April 09, 2012.

Past Fiscal Sponsorship from 2011-2013

While we await approval of our 501(c)3 application to the IRS, we have a fiscal sponsorship agreement with The Terra Foundation:

You may deduct donations from your federally-taxable income. Please contact a tax professional for the details of deducting such a donation.