State agencies

  • Michigan Office of the Attorney General


    This page provides information and helpful links for charities operating in Michigan.

  • Michigan Office of the Attorney General

    Charities - Exemptions to Solicitation Requirements

    According to this site, "organizations that receive less than $25,000 in a 12-month period and pay no individuals (even employees) for fundraising services of any kind" are exempt from charitable solicitation registration." Check here for other exemptions.

  • Michigan Department of Treasury

    Form 3372: Michigan Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption

    501(c)(3) organizations in Michigan are automatically exempt from sales tax on purchases. To claim this exemption with each vendor, submit a Certificate of Exemption (Form 3372), with a copy of the IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter.

  • Harbor Compliance

    Michigan Fundraising Registration

    Information on Michigan charitable solicitation fundraising registration and compliance.

  • Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

    Nonprofit Corporations

    Nonprofit corporations in Michigan are created by filing articles of incorporation with the Corporation Division of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

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