[Board] OSGeo received its 501(c)(4) tax exempt status from the IRS

Jorge Sanz jsanz at osgeo.org
Thu Sep 12 00:24:15 PDT 2013

2013/9/12 Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com>:
> OSGeo Board and members
> I am extremely pleased to inform you that OSGeo just received a
> determination letter from the IRS confirming its 501(c)(4) tax exempt
> status. Finally, after over 7 years of waiting this saga is over and we can
> move on to more interesting stuff!
> The letter also says "Effective date of Exemption: November 14, 2005", so if
> I read that correctly that clears any potential tax implications for past
> years of operations. We'll still have some filing to do to clean things up
> (next on my plate), but at least the tax exempt status is retroactive to day
> one of the creation of the Foundation.
> Copy of the letter attached. Note that I believe we can ignore the second
> page which relates to the original request for 501c3 status which we changed
> to 501c4 but just in case I have asked the attorney to confirm that we can
> safely ignore it.
> Daniel (OSGeo Treasurer)

Great news Daniel, thanks for all your efforts.

Jorge Sanz

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