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Nonprofit Quick Tip: State Filings in Kentucky and Tennessee

April 29, 2024 Podcast
EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource

Welcome to EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource. Episode 78 is the 11th in a series of Quick Tip episodes focusing on the details of state registration of nonprofit corporations. With Joe Hilliard's help today, we examine the basic state filing requirements for nonprofit corporations operating in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Previous episodes addressed filing in Delaware and California, which are the most frequently used by our clients, most of whom have a connection with California. Other episodes have focused on the state filings in Nevada and Arizona, Washington State and Oregon, Alaska and Hawaii, New York and New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut, Maine and Vermont, Rhode Island and New Hampshire, Florida and Louisiana, and most recently North Carolina and South Carolina.

You can find all the prior episodes on our website or the Farella YouTube Channel, where there is a playlist just for state filing requirements. In future episodes, we'll work our way through the rest of the states.

Show Notes:

YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@farellabraunmartel/podcasts

Kentucky Resources:

Kentucky Secretary of Business Services page: https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/Pages/default.aspx

Kentucky Current Entity Database: https://web.sos.ky.gov/bussearchnprofile/search.aspx

Kentucky Business Filings FAQ: https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/business-filings/Pages/default.aspx

Kentucky Filing Fees: https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/business-filings/Pages/Fees.aspx

Kentucky Online Business Forms Library: https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/Forms/Pages/default.aspx

Kentucky Nonprofit Articles of Incorporation: https://web.sos.ky.gov/forms/corp/NAI-Articles%20of%20Incorporation-Non-Profit%20Corporation.pdf

Kentucky Foreign Registration Form: https://web.sos.ky.gov/forms/corp/FBE-Certificate%20of%20Authorization_Foreign%20Business%20Entity.pdf

Kentucky  Document Online Services Index: https://web.sos.ky.gov/ofx/

Kentucky Secretary of State FAQ, including processing times: https://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/business-filings/Pages/FAQs.aspx

Kentucky Annual Report online filing: https://web.sos.ky.gov/fasttrack/(S(dd4fvsjvqcelwxg4gqi5qfas))/ARP_Search.aspx

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General Charitable Giving Page: https://www.ag.ky.gov/Resources/Consumer-Resources/charity/Pages/default.aspx

Kentucky Attorney General Registration Requirements for Charitable Organizations: https://www.ag.ky.gov/Resources/Consumer-Resources/charity/Pages/registration.aspx

Kentucky Charities Forms Page: https://www.sosnc.gov/forms/by_title/_Charities_Charities_Sponsors

Kentucky Department of Revenue: https://revenue.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx#

Kentucky Sales & Use Tax FAQ: https://revenue.ky.gov/Business/Sales-Use-Tax/Pages/default.aspx

Tennessee Resources:

Tennessee Secretary of State Business Division website: https://sos.tn.gov/businesses

Tennessee New Business Entities Guide: https://sos.tn.gov/businesses/guides/next-steps-for-a-new-business

Tennessee Secretary of State Business Services Page: https://tnbear.tn.gov/ecommerce/default.aspx

Tennessee current entity database: https://tnbear.tn.gov/Ecommerce/FilingSearch.aspx

Tennessee Forms and Fees: https://sos.tn.gov/businesses/forms-and-fees

Tennessee Charter Nonprofit Corporation form and instructions: https://sos-prod.tnsosgovfiles.com/s3fs-public/document/ss-4418_1.pdf?VersionId=8GR2EXCl7I79uoVn7gbENREfPCv3izGX

Tennessee Foreign Application for Certificate of Authority Nonprofit Corporation form and instructions: https://sos-prod.tnsosgovfiles.com/s3fs-public/document/ss-4432.pdf?VersionId=hU1Nyurp7V25TNK0x.1n6lwgMD4rESzx

Tennessee Annual Report video FAQ for annual reports: https://sos.tn.gov/press-releases/business-services-launches-annual-report-how-videos

Tennessee Annual Report online filing: https://tnbear.tn.gov/Ecommerce/AnnualReportID.aspx

Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Public Charities page: https://sos.tn.gov/charities

Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Public Charities Online Charity Filing System: https://tncab.sos.tn.gov/

Tennessee registered Charities entity database: https://tncab.sos.tn.gov/portal/registered-charities-search

Tennessee Nonprofits online Handbook: https://sos-prod.tnsosgovfiles.com/s3fs-public/document/A%20Guidebook%20for%20Tennessee%20Nonprofits.pdf

Tennessee Department of Revenue New Business website: https://www.tn.gov/revenue/for-businesses/for-new-businesses.html

Tennessee Department of Revenue Tax Exemptions FAQ: https://www.tn.gov/revenue/for-businesses/for-new-businesses/exemptions.html

If you have suggestions for topics you would like us to discuss, please email us at [email protected]. Additional episodes can be found at EORadioShowByFarella.com

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for general informational purposes only. It is not intended to be, nor should it be interpreted as, legal advice or opinion.

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