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    TypeDescriptionContributions allowable?
    501(c)(1)Corporations Organized under Act of Congress (including Federal Credit Unions)Yes
    501(c)(2)Title Holding Corporation For Exempt OrganizationNo
    501(c)(3)Religious, Educational, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Testing for Public Safety, to Foster National or International Amateur Sports Competition, or Prevention of Cruelty to Children or Animals OrganizationsYes
    501(c)(4)Civic Leagues, Social Welfare Organizations, and Local Associations of EmployeesNo, generally*
    501(c)(5)Labor, Agricultural, and Horticultural OrganizationsNo
    501(c)(6)Business Leagues, Chambers of Commerce, Real Estate Boards, etc.No
    501(c)(7)Social and Recreational ClubsNo
    501(c)(8)Fraternal Beneficiary Societies and AssociationsYes, if for certain Sec. 501(c)(3) purposes
    501(c)(9)Voluntary Employees Beneficiary AssociationsNo
    501(c)(10)Domestic Fraternal Societies and AssociationsYes
    501(c)(11)Teachers' Retirement Fund AssociationsNo
    501(c)(12)Benevolent Life Insurance Associations, Mutual Ditch or Irrigation Companies, Mutual or Cooperative Telephone Companies, and Like OrganizationsNo
    501(c)(13)Cemetery CompaniesYes
    501(c)(14)State-Chartered Credit Unions, Mutual Reserve FundsNo
    501(c)(15)Mutual Insurance Companies or AssociationsNo
    501(c)(16)Cooperative Organizations to Finance Crop OperationsNo
    501(c)(17)Supplemental Unemployment Benefit TrustsNo
    501(c)(18)Employee Funded Pension Trust (created before June 25, 1959)No
    501(c)(19)Post or Organization of Past or Present Members of the Armed ForcesNo, generally*
    501(c)(21)Black Lung Benefit TrustsNo
    501(c)(22)Withdrawal Liability Payment FundNo
    501(c)(23)Veterans' Organization (created before 1880)No, generally*
    501(c)(25)Title Holding Corporations or Trusts with Multiple Parent CorporationsNo
    501(c)(26)State-Sponsored Organization Providing Health Coverage for High-Risk IndividualsNo
    501(c)(27)State-Sponsored Workers' Compensation Reinsurance OrganizationNo
    501(c)(28)National Railroad Retirement Investment TrustNo
    501(c)(29)CO-OP health insurance issuersNo

    * See the IRS Publication 557 pages 68-70 for more details.


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