Legal Requirements

These files contain a general overview of legal requirements governing nonprofits in Texas, including a legal compliance checklist and information on record-keeping and filing requirements.

Download this file.Overview of Legal Requirements
This document provides an easy-to-understand summary of laws governing nonprofits in Texas.

Download this file.Legal Compliance Checklist for 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Organizations, in .doc format
This document is a useful checklist for legal compliance issues for board members and attorneys.

Download this file.Frequently Asked Questions for Nonprofit Organizations, in PDF format
This article is a summary of some of the most common legal obligations of nonprofits in Texas, but is by no means a comprehensive overview of every law governing nonprofits.

Download this file.Record-Keeping Requirements for a Housing Development Organization, in .doc format
Download this file.Record-Keeping Requirements for a Housing Development Organization, in PDF format
This memo outlines the record-keeping requirements of a nonprofit housing organization.

Download this file.Sample Record Retention Policy, in .doc format
This document is a draft form of a record-retention policy for a nonprofit.

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