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==The OWASP Foundation==
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The OWASP Foundation was established on April 21, 2004 as a not-for-profit charitable organization in the United States to ensure the ongoing availability and support for our work at [[Main Page|OWASP]]. OWASP is an international organization and the OWASP Foundation supports OWASP efforts around the world.
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==Tax Status: 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization==
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The OWASP Foundation is a U.S. recognized [http://www.irs.gov/charities/charitable/article/0,,id=96114,00.html 501(c)(3)] not-for-profit charitable organization. The OWASP Foundation received its formal recognition by the U.S. government of its 501(c)(3) status on December 10, 2004. This not-for-proft status allows contributors to deduct ''any donations'' made to the OWASP Foundation.
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OWASP's U.S. Employer Identification Number (EIN) is: 20-0963503.
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==Tax Deductability of Payments to OWASP==
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OWASP membership fees, OWASP conferences fees, OWASP conference sponsorships, and OWASP banner ads are ''not'' considered tax-deductible donations due to the benefits the paying organization/individual receives.
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Direct donations to OWASP are fully tax-deductible given OWASP's recognized U.S. not-for-profit status.
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==Membership or Donations==
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If you are interested in joining OWASP as a member, or donating funds for OWASP's efforts, please check out the [[Membership|OWASP Membership Page]].
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==Tax Filings==
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[http://204.203.220.33/EINS/200963503/200963503_2005_026A3A51.PDF Click here to get a copy of our 2005 Tax Return].
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[https://www.owasp.org/images/e/ef/2006_Tax_Return.pdf Click here to get a copy of our 2006 Tax Return].
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Our 2007 return will be posted soon, along with a summary of our current financial status.
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