Florida Pond, Inc.
We're a Tax-Exempt IRC 501 (c) 8-"Fraternal Beneficiary Society"
According to the Internal Revenue Service:
1. We must have a fraternal purpose wherein our members are
of a similiar calling, advocation or profession (insurance)
2. We must operate under a lodge system
(a Pond chartered by Grand Nest)
3. We must provide for benefits only to OUR OWN members
for sickness, accident or death
4. We are allowed to raise donations to IRC 501 (c) 3 organizations
that, according to Internal Revenue Service rules,
"promote religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes or for prevention of cruelty to childern or animals."
["Go Fund Me" promotions ARE NOT IRC 501 (c) 3 organizations,
thus any contributions by us could jepordize our tax-exempt status.]