Keeping track of charitable groups

Complaints and inquires about charitable fundraising activities are on the rise. All charitable fundraisers must be conducted according to the law. There are civil and criminal sanctions for participating in, advertising and conducing raffles in violation of the law.
A law established in 2000 requires raffles to be conducted so that 90 percent of the gross receipts are used by the charitable organization that conducts the raffle.
The “50-50”-type raffles, where 50 percent of the pro...

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