Guild Admin

MAFA would like to help our guilds solve administrative problems. No need for us all to reinvent the wheel! Let us know what issues you’d like us to address — or let us know how you have solved some at your guild. Contact President Karen Miller at

 Tax-Exempt Status

Tax-Exempt Status: How to Obtain It

  • Unincorporated Associations vs Corporations?
  • Gross receipts of less than $5000 per year — or more?

Tax-Exempt Status: How to Keep It

  • Annual filing requirement – for all nonprofits
  • How to get tax-exempt status reinstated if you lose it


This information is being provided by MAFA to make our member guilds aware of information other guild members have learned in their research. We are neither tax accountants nor tax attorneys and the information on this website is not intended to serve as legal or tax advice.