Charities

Charitable organizations operating in New York State are required by law to register and file annual financial reports with the Attorney General's Office. This includes any organization that conducts charitable activities, holds property that is used for charitable purposes, or solicits financial or other contributions.

Registration

Charitable organizations operating in New York State, unless they are in an exempt category, are required by law to register with the Attorney General's Charities Bureau.

Annual Filing

Registered charitable organizations are required by law to file annual financial reports with the Attorney General's Charities Bureau.

Helpful Guides and References

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