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

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Thu Sep 12 16:13:51 PDT 2013


I have taken the liberty of adding this result in subversion along with
some other IRS related documents:


Best regards,

On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 6:38 PM, Daniel Morissette <dmorissette at mapgears.com
> wrote:

> 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)
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