[Noisebridge-board] Fwd: [#599470390] Non-Profit account verification

Jeffrey Malone treasurer at noisebridge.net
Wed Feb 10 06:24:28 UTC 2010


So attached is an email I received from Google regarding the Google
Checkout account I'd setup for Noisebridge.
Ironically, it'd been setup since November, but I only just got a page
for it on noisebridge.net tonight -- and announced it at the meeting,
only to get this email 45min later telling me they suspended the

I found this on the wiki:

I believe this to be an "IRS Letter of Determination" -- however it
has the wrong address.

What do we need to do to correct this?
Also, should we have an IRS 990 tax form? (no idea what that is, heh)


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Google Checkout <checkout-support at google.com>
Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 8:47 PM
Subject: [#599470390] Non-Profit account verification
To: treasurer at noisebridge.net


We were unable to verify your organization's tax exempt status. As a
result, your Google Checkout account has been suspended.

To reactivate your account, please respond to this message with a scanned
copy of either your Federal IRS 990 tax form or an IRS Letter of
Determination declaring your organization's 501(c)3 tax exempt status.
Please ensure your merchant ID appears on the documentation and that the
address noted on the documentation matches the address listed in your
Google Checkout merchant account.

If you prefer, you may fax this information to 888 522 6614.

For more information about accepting donations with Google Checkout, take
a look at


The Google Checkout Team

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