Charities/Professional Solicitor and Counsel Annual Fee Increase
CHARITY REGISTRATION AND PROFESSIONAL SOLICITATION & FUND-RAISING COUNSEL FEE INCREASES
The Secretary of State and Attorney General - Charitable Enforcement and Protection of Charitable Assets bill was passed during the 2014 General
Assembly Session and signed into law thereafter. Effective October 1, 2014, the Annual Charity Registration Fee for non-profits receiving more than $500,000 in
charitable contributions will increase from $200.00 to $300.00. Professional Solicitor fees will increase from $300.00 to $350.00; Fund-Raising Counsel fees will
increase from $200.00 to $250.00.
Under the Maryland Solicitations Act, entities that assist a charitable organization in fundraising efforts for compensation are also generally required to
register annually with the Charitable Organizations Division. Maryland law defines and provides different registration requirements depending upon the nature
of the services provided by the entity.
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