How to Apply
Find out if you qualify for free legal assistance regarding your art, art business, or art organization.
- You must submit a check for the $25.00 processing fee with each application.
- You must fill out an application for each legal or accounting issue for which you are seeking assistance.
- Your application will be processed as quickly as possible. However, your referral is dependent on the availability of our volunteer lawyers and accountants. Please allow ample time for a referral.
Nonprofit Organizations: If your organization files IRS Form 900 "Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax", a copy of that form must be submitted and Total Revenue shown on that form must be below $100,000.
If your organization is not required to file IRS Form 990, its annual operating budget must be below $100,000 and you must submit a current budget.
Individuals: Your Adjusted Gross Income on your Federal Income Tax Return can not exceed, $25,000, plus an additional $2,000 for your spouse, if married, and $2,000 for each dependent claimed on your Return. For verification, a copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax Return must be provided. If you are married and your spouse files a seperate Return, your spouse's return must also be submitted.
Partnerships: The combined Adjusted Gross Income of each partner and their spouses, if any, may not exceed $25,000. The partnership must submit its partnership return and each partner must submit their individual Federal Income Tax Returns under that same rules as specified above for Individuals.
For Profit Corporations: If your corporation is a subchapter S corporation and files IRS Form 1120S "U.S. Income Tax Return for an S Corporation", a copy of that form must be submitted and Total Income shown on that form must be below $50,000. Additionally, the combined Adjusted Gross Income of each owner and their spouses, if any, may not exceed $25,000. Each owner must submit their individual Federal Income Tax Returns under the same rules specified above for individuals.
If your corporation is NOT a subchapter S corporation and files IRS Form 1120 "U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return", a copy of that form must be submitted and Total Income shown on that form must be below $50,000.