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Charitable Solicitations Act: Why You May Need a License to Accept Donations

It may come as a surprise to some, but Maine, like many other states, requires charitable organizations to obtain a charitable solicitation license from the state before soliciting donations within Maine. The Maine Charitable Solicitations Act (CSA), 9 M.R.S. §§ 5001-5018, regulates “charitable organizations.” Broadly defined, it includes entities that hold themselves out as charities …

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