IFCJ Ratings Start with Financial Transparency
In 2017, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews were audited by the accounting firm of RSM International. IFCJ ratings available on Websites such as GuideStar, CharityNavigator, Better Business Bureau (BBB), and CharityWatch data often summarize data from the organization’s audited financial statements.
IFCJ makes available to the public a number of important financial disclosures on its Website, including a summary of its audited financials and complete audited financials for the fiscal years ending December 31, 2017, and December 31, 2016. The most recent IRS Form 990 is also available on the IFCJ website.
Forms 990 and 990-EZ are used by tax-exempt organizations, nonexempt charitable trusts, and section 527 political organizations to provide the IRS with certain information required by section 6033. In addition, many donors choose to rely on Form 990 or Form 990-EZ as their primary or sole source of information about a particular organization. Information shared on Form 990 or Form 990-EZ include reporting on the organization’s exempt and other activities, finances, governance, compliance with certain federal tax filings
and requirements, and compensation paid to certain persons.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, non-profit organization. The Fellowship’s tax identification number is 36–3256096.
To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3), and none of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual. In addition, it may not attempt to influence legislation as a substantial part of its activities and it may not participate in any campaign activity for or against political candidates.
Organizations described in section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to as charitable organizations and are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.
Contributions to the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, and all its programs, are tax deductible as allowed by law.