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Our EIN / Tax ID 75-125-1128
Your generous contributions to United Way of Denton County are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
In order to claim a charitable deduction on your income tax return, your electronic contribution must have been received by 5 p.m. on December 30th. Donations made by check and submitted by U.S. mail must have been postmarked by December 31st.
We routinely provide documentation for tax purposes to all donors who contribute at least $250 via cash, check, credit card, or stock gifts. (For such contributions under $250, you may request a tax receipt by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide your name, address, approximate date of contribution and amount.) You should expect to receive your tax receipt by U.S. mail no later than January 31st. The IRS requires that gifts made through payroll deduction be documented through earnings statement(s) provided by your employer along with a copy of your pledge card.
Please call 940-566-5851 if you have questions.
We value the trust its donors and other stakeholders place in the organization and adheres to the highest standards in gathering, using, and safeguarding their information. We do not rent, sell or trade donor information to any third parties.
The United Way of Denton County Board of Directors has established an Audit Committee to provide independent assistance to the Board of Directors in the oversight of: accuracy and integrity of our financial statements; compliance with legal and regulatory requirements; external auditors appointment, remuneration, and independence; the effectiveness of the our internal and external audit functions; accounting processes, principles, and reporting. The Audit Committee consists of at least three members of the Board of Directors who meet the independence requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act 2002. At least one member must meet the “financial expert” requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 and the other members must be financially literate. Committee members may not serve on an audit committee of another public company without Board of Directors approval.
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The Finance and Administration Committee will meet a minimum of twice a year or at the call of the United Way of Denton County Board Chair. Members of the Committee will: develop and review financial and administrative policies; assist with the development and oversight of the annual budget, providing recommendations regarding property and equipment needs; review and make recommendations on office space lease; review needs and make recommendations for technological upgrades as necessary; review United Way Worldwide Membership requirements and report results to the full Board of Directors; review financial policies and make any needed recommendations for additions or changes in light of new regulations for non-profit organizations; review Personnel Policies and Procedures and make recommendations for revisions; review our bylaws and make recommendations to the full Board of Directors; and review insurance policies for adequate coverage and costs every two years, or as necessary.
Audited Financial Statements
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