Buttonwood Park Zoological Society in New Bedford, Massachusetts (MA)

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Buttonwood Park Zoological Society
Employer Identification Number (EIN)042661467
Name of OrganizationButtonwood Park Zoological Society
Address425 Hawthorn St, New Bedford, MA 02740-1418
ActivitiesDescribed in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date01/1993
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period09/2012
Assets$500,000 to $999,999
Income$500,000 to $999,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$645,612
Amount of Income$926,031
Form 990 Revenue Amount$926,031
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Animal-Related: Zoo, Zoological Society

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Amount of income in 2012: $926,031 (it was $889,282 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $645,612 (it was $537,747 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2011

Functional expenses for 2011

Support schedule

Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?No
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$889,282
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$358,228
Program Service Revenue$207,171
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$0
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$6,660
Gross rents (Real / Personal)$6,660 / $0
Less: rental expenses (Real / Personal)$0 / $0
Rental income or (loss) (Real / Personal)$6,660 / $0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$317,223
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$317,223
Less: cost of goods sold$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$743,538
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$88,798
Other salaries and wages$323,626
Payroll taxes$31,489
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$537,747
Total liabilities$299,775
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$210,057
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Total net assets or fund balances$237,972
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total Support$1,331,593
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$1,310,173
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$21,420
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$0
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19Buttonwood Park Zoological Society425 Hawthorn St, New Bedford, MA 02740-1418MA1993-01$926,031
20Forest Park Zoological Society IncPO BOX 80295, Springfield, MA 01138-0295MA1967-05$572,133
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