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Information for Attorneys and other Professional Advisors:

Legal Name

Because it is important that proper legal titles be used in relation to the Archdiocese of Newark and its various entities, we offer this basic information to assist anyone who needs to utilize a legal name of an Archdiocesan institution or organization in a gift, will, or other legal document. Please note that all entities listed are tax exempt organizations under Internal Revenue Code, 501 (c) (3), and life-time and death-time transfers are tax deductible.

The official and legal name:

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark

In general, the Archdiocese recommends that gifts, wills, and trusts in which the testator wishes to restrict the gift for specific use by the Archdiocese, utilize this form:

"the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark for the use and benefit of _____________"

Each parish church in the Archdiocese is incorporated separately. Parishes and missions follow a specific formula in identifying their legal names, as noted in this document.

Tax I.D. Number:

The Archdiocese of Newark's TAX IDnumber is #22-1487308

This website and all information offered by the Office of Planned Giving at the Archdiocese of Newark is designed to provide accurate information in regard to the subject matter covered. It is offered with the understanding that the publisher, editors and contributors are not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other professional service. Any examples given are for illustrative purposes only. For advice and assistance in specific cases, the services of your own counsel should be obtained.

 



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