New Mexico Fundraising Registration

Nonprofit Fundraising Registration

New Mexico Charitable Registration Requirements

Unless exempt, a charitable organization must register with the New Mexico Attorney General before soliciting charitable contributions in New Mexico.

Out-of-state nonprofits that register under the New Mexico charitable registration laws are not required to qualify to do business in New Mexico. However, engaging in other business activities such as having an office or employees in New Mexico may trigger the requirement to register to do business in New Mexico.

Initial Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in New Mexico

The following is a summary of the initial charitable solicitation registration requirements in New Mexico:

New Mexico Charitable Registration Agency: New Mexico Attorney– Charities Unit
New Mexico Exempts the Following from Charitable Solicitation Registration:
  • Religious organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Appeals for named individuals
New Mexico Charitable Registration Form: Online registration form
New Mexico Requires the Following Supporting Documents for Charitable Solicitation Registration:
  • Articles of incorporation or formation document
  • Bylaws
  • IRS Form 1023 or IRS Form1024
  • IRS determination letter
  • IRS Form 990, IRS Form 990-EZ, IRS Form 990-PF, or IRS Form 990-N
  • Audited financial statements by an independent CPA if revenue exceeds $500,000
  • Professional fundraiser contracts
  • List of officers and directors
  • List of states where registered
  • List of responsible individuals (name and address of persons charged with custody of records and funds, distribution of funds, check signers, and fundraising)
  • List of related-party transactions (names, businesses, and addresses of related parties).
New Mexico Charitable Registration Filing Fee: None
Registered Agent: New Mexico does not require a registered agent for charitable solicitation registration
New Mexico Charitable Registration Filing Method: Online at https://secure.nmag.gov/coros/
Law Governing New Mexico Charitable Registration: NMSA 22 §§ 57-22-1 through 57-22-11, Charitable Solicitations Act

Renewal of Nonprofit Fundraising Registration in New Mexico

New Mexico does not require the renewal of charitable solicitation registration. However, a financial report must be filed each year. The following is a summary of the charitable solicitation registration renewal requirements in New Mexico:

New Mexico Charitable Registration Renewal Agency: New Mexico Attorney General Division of Consumer Affairs – Charities Registration Section
New Mexico Charitable Registration Renewal Due Date: 6 months after fiscal year end
New Mexico Charitable Registration Renewal Form: File financial report online at https://secure.nmag.gov/coros/
New Mexico Requires the Following Supporting Documents for Charitable Solicitation Registration Renewal:
  • IRS Form 990, IRS Form 990-EZ, IRS Form 990-PF, or IRS Form 990-N
  • Audited financial statements by an independent CPA if revenue exceeds $500,000
  • Professional fundraiser contracts
  • List of officers and directors
  • List of states where registered
  • List of responsible individuals (name and address of persons charged with custody of records and funds, distribution of funds, check signers, fundraising)
  • List of related-party transactions (names, businesses, and addresses of related parties).
New Mexico Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Fee: None
New Mexico Charitable Registration Renewal Filing Method: Online at https://secure.nmag.gov/coros/

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