The Encompass Cares Foundation receives IRS Letter of Determination classifying Encompass Cares as a public charity under IRS Code section 501c(3). This ruling determined that Encompass Cares is exempt from Federal income tax. In addition, this ruling states that contributions are deductible under section 170 of the Code. Encompass Cares is also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.
The effective date of exemption is August 21, 2007.