unincorporated association


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unincorporated association

A group of two or more persons who band together for a common purpose or goal, but without the formality of creating a corporation or partnership. Many religious groups function as unincorporated associations.The rules differ among states,but a deed to or from an unincorporated association may have specialized requirements to be legal.

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He said: "There are numerous priests and others employed by religious organisations and unincorporated associations across the country that are in a similar situation to that in which Dr Chandra found himself.
17) A split among the circuit courts has centered on whether an unincorporated association must plead citizenship in every state in which one of its members is a citizen.
The main advantages given for operating an unincorporated association are ease of operation and the flexibility afforded its organizers or members.
But both Labour and the Liberal Democrats are unincorporated associations liable to Corporation Tax of 33 per cent on income above pounds 1.
According to NAA and INMA attorneys, absent statutory or contractual authority, an unincorporated association cannot 'dissolve' without the unanimous consent of its members -- a highly unlikely prospect," explained INMA president Crawford C.
Corporations cannot make an election to be taxed any other way, although, an unincorporated association with two or more members who are being taxed as a corporation can choose to be taxed as a partnership.
Person" means any natural person, corporation, partnership, unincorporated association, or other entity;
The MHA are an Unincorporated Association by Agreement and currently have a membership comprising local authorities and Highways England.
Nacods is now an unincorporated association which helps retired members with legal claims for compensation for industrial diseases.
The NFL is a not-for-profit unincorporated association of 32 member teams and was originally founded in 1920 with 18 franchises.
The union ( now an unincorporated association which helps retired members with legal claims for compensation for industrial diseases ( is financed by voluntary subscription and donations from retired miners.