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June 15-22, 2021
A sports education 501(c)(3) wants to open a U.S. sports federation as a subsidiary. In this case, would a for-profit subsidiary make sense for activities like a World Cup for the sport (organizing video submissions, advertising, etc.). I figured if a federation is operating on a global scale, it is better for the parent company (the controlling nonprofit) to have some legal distance to protect its 501(c)(3) status?  What do you think? Answer

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