Gowanda Free Library in Gowanda, New York (NY)

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Gowanda Free Library
Employer Identification Number (EIN)166000414
Name of OrganizationGowanda Free Library
Address56 W Main St, Gowanda, NY 14070-1306
SubsectionCharitable Organization, Educational Organization
Ruling Date02/2001
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 Period12/2013
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$100,000 to $499,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$329,995
Amount of Income$149,442
Form 990 Revenue Amount$88,564
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Educational Institutions and Related Activities: Libraries

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Amount of income in 2013: $149,442 (it was $146,459 in 2012)
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Assets in 2013: $329,995 (it was $332,227 in 2012)
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Expenses in 2013: $98,473
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 1.5
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Grants share in income in 2013: 81.7%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Support schedule

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$88,564
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$72,366
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$2,068
Membership dues and assessments$0
Investment income$8,461
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$5,791
Gross amount from sale of assets other than inventory$64,005
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$58,214
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$1,043$2,691$-122
Gross income from gaming$0$0$0
Gross income from fundraising events$2,542
Less: direct expenses from gaming and fundraising events$2,664
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0
Other revenue$0
Total expenses$98,473
Total net assets$329,995
Excess/Deficit for the year$-9,909
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$332,227
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$7,677
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$329,995
Balance Sheets
Total assets$332,655$332,227$329,995
Total liabilities$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances$329,995
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?No
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?No
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?No
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?No
Total amount involved$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?No
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives: (1) more than 33 1/3 % of its support from contributions, membership fees, and gross receipts from activities related to its exempt functions - subject to certain exceptions, and (2) no more than 33 1/3 % of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 tax) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public support$392,591
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$385,884
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or facilities furnished in any activity that is related to the organization's tax-exempt purpose$6,707
Gross receipts from activities that are not an unrelated trade or business under section 513$0
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
Amounts received from disqualified persons$0
Amounts received from other than disqualified persons that exceed the greater of $5,000 or 1% of the total support$0
Total support$474,612
Public support$392,591
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$82,021
Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income$0
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