Agua Pura Para El Pueblo has just received information that the IRS has accepted our application for 501(c)(3) status as a public charity and we have been granted tax exempt status! This is a proud benchmark for us because it demonstrates that our organization has been reviewed and shown to be legitimate, and we want to thank our board members and supporters who have helped us gain this important position.
In June, 2010, Agua Pura Para El Pueblo filed an application with the IRS for tax exempt status. Under Federal tax rule 501(c)(3), non profit charitable organizations can become exempt from paying Federal taxes. Also, private donations to these organizations are considered charitable gifts and can be a tax deduction to the donor. Applying for tax exempt status can be a difficult and somewhat lengthy process. The government wants to