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
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 Period12/2012
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$100,000 to $499,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$332,227
Amount of Income$146,459
Form 990 Revenue Amount$86,714
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Educational Institutions and Related Activities: Libraries

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Amount of income in 2012: $146,459 (it was $215,868 in 2011)
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Assets in 2012: $332,227 (it was $332,655 in 2011)
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Financial snapshot ($)

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$114,661
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$100,918
Program Service Revenue$1,619
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$8,691
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$2,390
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$103,523 / $0
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$101,133 / $0
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$2,390 / $0
Net income from fundraising events$1,043
Gross income from fundraising events$1,117
Less: direct expenses$74
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous Revenue$0
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$101,215
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0
Other salaries and wages$53,035
Payroll taxes$4,151
Professional fundraising services$0
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$332,655
Total liabilities$0
Total net assets or fund balances$332,655
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: (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
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Section 509(a)(2) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total support$446,077
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$392,319
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$6,436
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 and Unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired after June 30, 1975$47,322
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South Carolina11
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