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Harrisburg, PA 17120
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Bureau of Corporations and Charitable Organizations: Charities Section 
     The bureau administers the state's charitable solicitation law. It also maintains registration and financial information on over 11,000 charities soliciting in the Commonwealth, as well as more than 400 professional solicitors and fundraising counsels.
     The bureau also maintains the records repository of more than 2.6 million companies that do business in the Commonwealth and serves as the centralized filing office for Uniform Commercial Code financing statements. In order to register a business, you will need to file with the Bureau.

Extension requests are no longer required for charitable organizations.  This does not apply to Institutions of Purely Public Charity.
Professional fundraising counsel and professional solicitor renewal reminders are no longer mailed. The renewal due date is indicated on the certificate of registration sent to the organization upon the approval of a filing.
Charity Registration Renewal Reminder:
Renewal Reminders will no longer be mailed.
2013 Fiscal Year End 

Renewal Due Date*

January 31



December 12, 2013 

February 28



January 9, 2014 

March 31



February 9, 2014 

April 30



March 11, 2014 

May 31



April 11, 2014 

June 30



May 11, 2014 

July 31



June 11, 2014 

August 31



July 12, 2014 

September 30



August 11, 2014 

October 31



September 11, 2014 

November 30



October 11, 2014 

December 31



November 11, 2014 

* If the renewal due date falls on a weekend or holiday, you have until the next business
day to file your renewal.


Modified Date: 06/28/2013 09:09 AM