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Texas Law and Regulation

All Texas Nonprofit Corporations are subject to the Texas Business Organization Code.

Title 2: Chapter 22. Nonprofit Corporations or

Title 6: Chapter 252. Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations.

A nonprofit corporation operating in Texas may also be subject to specific regulatory bodies.  If it has been granted 501 (c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, it is also subject to appropriate sections of the Internal Revenue Code.

Data on Texas Nonprofit Sector

One of the most reliable sources for data on the United States and Texas nonprofit sectors is the National Center for Charitable Statistics, a division of the Urban Institute.

Texas Nonprofit Employment – the latest data available

  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment Update (2010)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #35 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the second quarter of 2008, and updates two earlier analyses of private nonprofit employment in Texas covering 2000 and 2004.
  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment Update (2007)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #27 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, distribution, and growth of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the second quarter of 2004, and updates an earlier analysis of private nonprofit employment in Texas covering 2000.
  • Texas: Nonprofit Employment (2003)
    Nonprofit Economic Data Bulletin #10 | Lester M. Salamon and Stephanie Lessans Geller. This report presents information on the size, composition, and distribution of paid employment in the private nonprofit sector in Texas as of the end of the year 2000.

Creating A Strong and Sustainable Nonprofit

Frequently Asked Questions about Exemption in Texas (Texas Comptroller)

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Austin, TX 78759-5118

Phone: 512.287.2043
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