Q: What is a charitable organization?
A: Charitable organization is defined by the Charitable Solicitations Act to mean any person, joint venture, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, association, group, or other entity
1. that is or holds itself out to be:
a. a benevolent, educational, voluntary health, philanthropic, humane, patriotic, religious or eleemosynary, social welfare or advocacy, public health, environmental or conservation, or civic organization;
b. for the benefit of a public safety, law enforcement, or firefighter fraternal association; or
c. established for any charitable purpose;
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Q: Q: If I want to claim an exempt status, is there a "Notice of Claim of Exemption" form that I must file with the division?
A: No. Claims of exemption are usually made in the format of a letter to the Division. Your notice of claim of exemption must contain: 1) a detailed description of your organization and your purposes; 2) a citation to the exemption that is claimed and a detailed explanation of why the exemption applies; 3) any documents supporting your notice of claim of exemption; and 4) a notarized statement from you certifying that the statements are made to the best of your knowledge. After reviewing your claim of exemption, the Division may request other information from you. At this time, the Division has not established a fee for this filing.
Q: Can the registration fee be paid with a credit card?
A: No. The division accepts checks, money orders or cash.
Q: To whom do I make my check payable?
A: State of Utah
Q: Can I register online?
A: No. You can obtain the application online and type directly onto the form. However, you will need to print and mail or deliver the completed application to:
Division of Consumer Protection
160 East 300 South
PO Box 146704
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6704
Q: Does Utah accept the Unified Registration Statement (URS) Application Form?
A: Yes. However, the URS application form must be accompanied by the Supplement to the URS Form that...