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Posted on July 10, 2018

Some counties and cities in Georgia require nonprofits to register for a business license. Find out more about what is required.

Posted on January 3, 2017

Because nonprofits enjoy a significant discount on application fees for outdoor festival and alcohol permits in Atlanta, some for-profit entities have asked nonprofits to apply for such permits on their behalf. This article lays out some of the risks nonprofits should consider before agreeing to file for a permit on a for-profit’s behalf.

Posted on July 30, 2014

This article presents the steps for changing the legal name of a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, nonprofit organization in Georgia.

Posted on December 6, 2011

If you are doing business under a different trade name than your organization’s legal name, you probably need to fill out a “Doing Business As” (DBA) application. Here are the steps you will need to take to successfully fill out and submit your DBA application in Georgia.