Legal Alert: New Jersey Charities Registration Update

July 27, 2016 — Beginning January 1, 2017, online filing of ALL New Jersey charity registrations and charity-related reporting will be mandatory.

Currently, initial and renewal charity registrations, as well as other required reporting, may be filed online or by mail. As of January 1, 2017, all New Jersey charities that are required to be registered with the Charities Registration Section of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA) must complete their initial and renewal registrations and reporting online through the DCA Portal.

Review all of the registration requirements here.

Visit our website to read the following recently updated publications relevant to New Jersey nonprofits: Charitable Registration in New Jersey, Tax and Filing Considerations for Small New Jersey Nonprofits, and A Nonprofit’s Guide to OSHA.


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