Nonprofit vs. Tax-Exempt


In the nonprofit legal community, many lawyers use legal jargon terms that seem to exist for the sole purpose of confusing the lay person. One such example of confusing legal jargon is the difference between nonprofit and tax-exempt. While many may, unknowingly, use these terms interchangeably, they are actually two different and distinct legal statuses at both the state and federal level.

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