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1040x 2010 3. 1040x 2010 Self-Employment Tax Table of Contents Topics - This chapter discusses: Useful Items - You may want to see: Who Must Pay Self-Employment Tax?Employed by a U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Church Effect of Exclusion Members of the Clergy Income From U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Possessions Exemption From Social Security and Medicare Taxes Topics - This chapter discusses: Who must pay self-employment tax, and Who is exempt from self-employment tax. 1040x 2010 Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 334 Tax Guide for Small Business 517 Social Security and Other Information for Members of the Clergy and Religious Workers Form (and Instructions) Form 1040-PR Planilla para la Declaración de la Contribución Federal sobre el Trabajo por Cuenta Propia Form 1040-SS U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Self-Employment Tax Return Form 4361 Application for Exemption From Self-Employment Tax for Use by Ministers, Members of Religious Orders and Christian Science Practitioners Schedule SE (Form 1040) Self-Employment Tax See chapter 7 for information about getting these publications and forms. 1040x 2010 Who Must Pay Self-Employment Tax? If you are a self-employed U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 citizen or resident, the rules for paying self-employment tax are generally the same whether you are living in the United States or abroad. 1040x 2010 The self-employment tax is a social security and Medicare tax on net earnings from self- employment. 1040x 2010 You must pay self-employment tax if your net earnings from self-employment are at least $400. 1040x 2010 For 2013, the maximum amount of net earnings from self-employment that is subject to the social security portion of the tax is $113,700. 1040x 2010 All net earnings are subject to the Medicare portion of the tax. 1040x 2010 Employed by a U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Church If you were employed by a U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 church or a qualified church-controlled organization that chose exemption from social security and Medicare taxes and you received wages of $108. 1040x 2010 28 or more from the organization, the amounts paid to you are subject to self-employment tax. 1040x 2010 However, you can choose to be exempt from social security and Medicare taxes if you are a member of a recognized religious sect. 1040x 2010 See Publication 517 for more information about church employees and self-employment tax. 1040x 2010 Effect of Exclusion You must take all of your self-employment income into account in figuring your net earnings from self-employment, even income that is exempt from income tax because of the foreign earned income exclusion. 1040x 2010 Example. 1040x 2010 You are in business abroad as a consultant and qualify for the foreign earned income exclusion. 1040x 2010 Your foreign earned income is $95,000, your business deductions total $27,000, and your net profit is $68,000. 1040x 2010 You must pay self-employment tax on all of your net profit, including the amount you can exclude from income. 1040x 2010 Members of the Clergy If you are a member of the clergy, you are treated as self-employed for self-employment tax purposes. 1040x 2010 Your U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 self-employment tax is based upon net earnings from self-employment figured without regard to the foreign earned income exclusion or the foreign housing exclusion. 1040x 2010 You can receive exemption from coverage for your ministerial duties if you conscientiously oppose public insurance due to religious reasons or if you oppose it due to the religious principles of your denomination. 1040x 2010 You must file Form 4361 to apply for this exemption. 1040x 2010 This subject is discussed in further detail in Publication 517. 1040x 2010 Income From U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Possessions If you are a U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 citizen or resident alien and you own and operate a business in Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, or the U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Virgin Islands, you must pay tax on your net earnings from self-employment (if they are $400 or more) from those sources. 1040x 2010 You must pay the self-employment tax whether or not the income is exempt from U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 income taxes (or whether or not you otherwise must file a U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 income tax return). 1040x 2010 Unless your situation is described below, attach Schedule SE (Form 1040) to your U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 income tax return. 1040x 2010 If you do not have to file Form 1040 with the United States and you are a resident of any of the U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 possessions listed in the preceding paragraph, figure your self-employment tax on Form 1040-SS. 1040x 2010 Residents of Puerto Rico may file the Spanish-language Formulario 1040-PR. 1040x 2010 If you are not enclosing a check or money order, file your return with the: Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Austin, TX 73301-0215 If you are enclosing a check or money order, file your return with the: Department of the Treasury P. 1040x 2010 O. 1040x 2010 Box 1303 Charlotte, NC 28201-1303 Exemption From Social Security and Medicare Taxes The United States may reach agreements with foreign countries to eliminate dual coverage and dual contributions (taxes) to social security systems for the same work. 1040x 2010 See Bilateral Social Security (Totalization) Agreements in chapter 2 under Social Security and Medicare Taxes. 1040x 2010 As a general rule, self-employed persons who are subject to dual taxation will only be covered by the social security system of the country where they reside. 1040x 2010 For more information on how any specific agreement affects self-employed persons, contact the United States Social Security Administration, as discussed under Bilateral Social Security (Totalization) Agreements in chapter 2. 1040x 2010 If your self-employment earnings should be exempt from foreign social security tax and subject only to U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 self-employment tax, you should request a certificate of coverage from the U. 1040x 2010 S. 1040x 2010 Social Security 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1040x 2010 Publication 557 - Additional Material Table of Contents Appendix. 1040x 2010 Sample Articles of Organization, continued Organization Reference Chart Section of 1986 Code Description of organization General nature of activities Application Form Annual return required to be filed Contributions allowable 501(c)(1) Corporations Organized under Act of Congress (including Federal Credit Unions) Instrumentalities of the United States No Form None Yes, if made for exclusively public purposes 501(c)(2) Title Holding Corporation For Exempt Organization Holding title to property of an exempt organization 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(3) Religious, Educational, Charitable, Scientific, Literary, Testing for Public Safety, to Foster National or International Amateur Sports Competition, or Prevention of Cruelty to Children or Animals Organizations Activities of nature implied by description of class of organization 1023 9901 or 990-EZ8, or 990-PF Yes, generally 501(c)(4) Civic Leagues, Social Welfare Organizations, and Local Associations of Employees Promotion of community welfare; charitable, educational, or recreational 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No, generally 2, 3 501(c)(5) Labor, Agricultural, and Horticultural Organizations Educational or instructive, the purpose being to improve conditions of work, and to improve products of efficiency 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(6) Business Leagues, Chambers of Commerce, Real Estate Boards, etc. 1040x 2010 Improvement of business conditions of one or more lines of business 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(7) Social and Recreational Clubs Pleasure, recreation, social activities 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(8) Fraternal Beneficiary Societies and Associations Lodge providing for payment of life, sickness, accident or other benefits to members 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes, if for certain Sec. 1040x 2010 501(c)(3) purposes 501(c)(9) Voluntary Employees Beneficiary Associations Providing for payment of life, sickness, accident, or other benefits to members 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(10) Domestic Fraternal Societies and Associations Lodge devoting its net earnings to charitable, fraternal, and other specified purposes. 1040x 2010 No life, sickness, or accident benefits to members 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes, if for certain Sec. 1040x 2010 501(c)(3) purposes 501(c)(11) Teachers' Retirement Fund Associations Teachers' association for payment of retirement benefits Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(12) Benevolent Life Insurance Associations, Mutual Ditch or Irrigation Companies, Mutual or Cooperative Telephone Companies, etc. 1040x 2010 Activities of a mutually beneficial nature similar to those implied by the description of class of organization 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(13) Cemetery Companies Burials and incidental activities 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes, generally 501(c)(14) State-Chartered Credit Unions, Mutual Reserve Funds Loans to members Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(15) Mutual Insurance Companies or Associations Providing insurance to members substantially at cost 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(16) Cooperative Organizations to Finance Crop Operations Financing crop operations in conjunction with activities of a marketing or purchasing association Form 1120-C6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(17) Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Trusts Provides for payment of supplemental unemployment compensation benefits 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(18) Employee Funded Pension Trust (created before June 25, 1959) Payment of benefits under a pension plan funded by employees Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No2 501(c)(19) Post or Organization of Past or Present Members of the Armed Forces Activities implied by nature of organization 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No, generally7 501(c)(21) Black Lung Benefit Trusts Funded by coal mine operators to satisfy their liability for disability or death due to black lung diseases Letter6 990-BL No4 501(c)(22) Withdrawal Liability Payment Fund To provide funds to meet the liability of employers withdrawing from a multi-employer pension fund Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No5 501(c)(23) Veterans' Organization (created before 1880) To provide insurance and other benefits to veterans Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No, generally7 501(c)(25) Title Holding Corporations or Trusts with Multiple Parent Corporations Holding title and paying over income from property to 35 or fewer parents or beneficiaries 1024 9901 or 990-EZ8 No 501(c)(26) State-Sponsored Organization Providing Health Coverage for High-Risk Individuals Provides health care coverage to high-risk individuals Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No 501(c)(27) State-Sponsored Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Organization Reimburses members for losses under workers' compensation acts Letter6 9901 or 990-EZ8 No 501(c)(28) National Railroad Retirement Investment Trust Manages and invests the assets of the Railroad Retirement Account No Form 99011 No11 501(c)(29) CO-OP health insurance issuers A qualified health insurance issuer which has received a loan or grant under the CO-OP program Letter and Form 871814 9901 No13 501(d) Religious and Apostolic Associations Regular business activities; Communal religious community No Form 10659 No2 501(e) Cooperative Hospital Service Organizations Performs cooperative services for hospitals 1023 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes 501(f) Cooperative Service Organizations of Operating Educational Organizations Performs collective investment services for educational organizations 1023 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes 501(k) Child Care Organizations Provides care for children 1023 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes 501(n) Charitable Risk Pools Pools certain insurance risks of sec. 1040x 2010 501(c)(3) organizations 1023 9901 or 990-EZ8 Yes 501(q) Credit Counseling Organization Credit counseling services 1023 102312 No 521(a) Farmers' Cooperative Associations Cooperative marketing and purchasing for agricultural procedures 1028 1120-C No 527 Political organizations A party, committee, fund, association, etc. 1040x 2010 , that directly or indirectly accepts contributions or makes expenditures for political campaigns 8871 1120-POL10 9901 or 990-EZ8 No 1For exceptions to the filing requirement, see chapter 2 and the form instructions. 1040x 2010 Note: For annual tax periods beginning after 2006, most tax-exempt organizations, other than churches, are required to file an annual Form 990, 990-EZ, or 990-PF with the IRS or to submit an annual electronic notice, Form 990-N (e-Postcard), to the IRS. 1040x 2010 Tax-exempt organizations failing to file an annual return or submit an annual notice as required for 3 consecutive years will automatically lose their tax-exempt status. 1040x 2010 2An organization exempt under a subsection of section 501 other than 501(c)(3) can establish a charitable fund, contributions to which are deductible. 1040x 2010 Such a fund must itself meet the requirements of section 501(c)(3) and the related notice requirements of section 508(a). 1040x 2010 3Contributions to volunteer fire companies and similar organizations are deductible, but only if made for exclusively public purposes. 1040x 2010 4Deductible as a business expense to the extent allowed by section 192. 1040x 2010 5Deductible as a business expense to the extent allowed by section 194A. 1040x 2010 6Application is by letter to the address shown on Form 8718. 1040x 2010 A copy of the organizing document should be attached and the letter should be signed by an officer. 1040x 2010 7Contributions to these organizations are deductible only if 90% or more of the organization's members are war veterans. 1040x 2010 8For limits on the use of Form 990-EZ, see chapter 2 and the general instructions for Form 990-EZ (or Form 990). 1040x 2010 9Although the organization files a partnership return, all distributions are deemed dividends. 1040x 2010 The members are not entitled to pass through treatment of the organization's income or expenses. 1040x 2010 10Form 1120-POL is required only if the organization has taxable income as defined in section 527(c). 1040x 2010 11Only required to annually file so much of the Form 990 that relates to the names and addresses of the officers, directors, trustees, and key employees, and their titles, compensation, and hours devoted to their positions (Part VII of Form 990), and to complete Item I in the Heading of Form 990 to confirm its tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(28). 1040x 2010 12See section 501(q) if the organization provides credit counseling services and seeks recognition of exemption under section 501(c)(4). 1040x 2010 Use Form 1024 if applying for recognition under section 501(c)(4). 1040x 2010 13See section 501(c)(29) for details. 1040x 2010 14See Revenue Procedure 2012-11, sec. 1040x 2010 4. 1040x 2010 01, 2012-7 I. 1040x 2010 R. 1040x 2010 B. 1040x 2010 368, for details. 1040x 2010 Appendix. 1040x 2010 Sample Articles of Organization The following are examples of Articles of Incorporation (Draft A) and a declaration of trust (Draft B) that contain the required information as to purposes and powers of an organization and disposition of its assets upon dissolution. 1040x 2010 You should bear in mind that requirements for these instruments may vary under applicable state law. 1040x 2010 See Private Foundations and Public Charities , earlier for the special provisions required in a private foundation's governing instrument in order for it to qualify for exemption. 1040x 2010 DRAFT A Articles of Incorporation of the undersigned, a majority of whom are citizens of the United States, desiring to form a Non-Profit Corporation under the Non-Profit Corporation Law of , do hereby certify: First: The name of the Corporation shall be . 1040x 2010 Second: The place in this state where the principal office of the Corporation is to be located is the City of , County. 1040x 2010 Third: Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 1040x 2010 Fourth: The names and addresses of the persons who are the initial trustees of the corporation are as follows: Name , Address Fifth: No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article Third hereof. 1040x 2010 No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. 1040x 2010 Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on (a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 1040x 2010 If reference to federal law in articles of incorporation imposes a limitation that is invalid in your state, you may wish to substitute the following for the last sentence of the preceding paragraph: “Notwithstanding any other provision of these articles, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the purposes of this corporation. 1040x 2010 ” Sixth: Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose. 1040x 2010 Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principal office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes. 1040x 2010 In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names this day of , 20. 1040x 2010 Appendix. 1040x 2010 Sample Articles of Organization, continued Draft B The Charitable Trust. 1040x 2010 Declaration of Trust made as of the day of , 20 , by , of , and , of , who hereby declare and agree that they have received this day from , as Donor, the sum of Ten Dollars ($10) and that they will hold and manage the same, and any additions to it, in trust, as follows: First: This trust shall be called “The Charitable Trust. 1040x 2010 ” Second: The trustees may receive and accept property, whether real, personal, or mixed, by way of gift, bequest, or devise, from any person, firm, trust, or corporation, to be held, administered, and disposed of in accordance with and pursuant to the provisions of this Declaration of Trust; but no gift, bequest, or devise of any such property shall be received and accepted if it is conditioned or limited in such manner as to require the disposition of the income or its principal to any person or organization other than a “charitable organization” or for other than “charitable purposes” within the meaning of such terms as defined in Article Third of this Declaration of Trust, or as shall, in the opinion of the trustees, jeopardize the federal income tax exemption of this trust pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 1040x 2010 Third: a) The principal and income of all property received and accepted by the trustees to be administered under this Declaration of Trust shall be held in trust by them, and the trustees may make payments or distributions from income or principal, or both, to or for the use of such charitable organizations, within the meaning of that term as defined in paragraph C, in such amounts and for such charitable purposes of the trust as the trustees shall from time to time select and determine; and the trustees may make payments or distributions from income or principal, or both, directly for such charitable purposes, within the meaning of that term as defined in paragraph D, in such amounts as the trustees shall from time to time select and determine without making use of any other charitable organization. 1040x 2010 The trustees may also make payments or distributions of all or any part of the income or principal to states, territories, or possessions of the United States, any political subdivision of any of the foregoing, or to the United States or the District of Columbia but only for charitable purposes within the meaning of that term as defined in paragraph D. 1040x 2010 Income or principal derived from contributions by corporations shall be distributed by the trustees for use solely within the United States or its possessions. 1040x 2010 No part of the net earnings of this trust shall inure or be payable to or for the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and no substantial part of the activities of this trust shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation. 1040x 2010 No part of the activities of this trust shall be the participation in, or intervention in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. 1040x 2010 b) The trust shall continue forever unless the trustees terminate it and distribute all of the principal and income, which action may be taken by the trustees in their discretion at any time. 1040x 2010 On such termination, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose. 1040x 2010 The donor authorizes and empowers the trustees to form and organize a nonprofit corporation limited to the uses and purposes provided for in this Declaration of Trust, such corporation to be organized under the laws of any state or under the laws of the United States as may be determined by the trustees; such corporation when organized to have power to administer and control the affairs and property and to carry out the uses, objects, and purposes of this trust. 1040x 2010 Upon the creation and organization of such corporation, the trustees are authorized and empowered to convey, transfer, and deliver to such corporation all the property and assets to which this trust may be or become entitled. 1040x 2010 The charter, bylaws, and other provisions for the organization and management of such corporation and its affairs and property shall be such as the trustees shall determine, consistent with the provisions of this paragraph. 1040x 2010 c) In this Declaration of Trust and in any amendments to it, references to “charitable organizations” or “charitable organization” mean corporations, trusts, funds, foundations, or community chests created or organized in the United States or in any of its possessions, whether under the laws of the United States, any state or territory, the District of Columbia, or any possession of the United States, organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inures or is payable to or for the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, and no substantial part of the activities of which is carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and which do not participate in or intervene in (including the publishing or distributing of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. 1040x 2010 It is intended that the organization described in this paragraph C shall be entitled to exemption from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 1040x 2010 d) In this Declaration of Trust and in any amendments to it, the term “charitable purposes” shall be limited to and shall include only religious, charitable, scientific, literary, or educational purposes within the meaning of those terms as used in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, but only such purposes as also constitute public charitable purposes under the law of trusts of the State of. 1040x 2010 Fourth: This Declaration of Trust may be amended at any time or times by written instrument or instruments signed and sealed by the trustees, and acknowledged by any of the trustees, provided that no amendment shall authorize the trustees to conduct the affairs of this trust in any manner or for any purpose contrary to the provisions of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. 1040x 2010 An amendment of the provisions of this Article Fourth (or any amendment to it) shall be valid only if and to the extent that such amendment further restricts the trustees' amending power. 1040x 2010 All instruments amending this Declaration of Trust shall be noted upon or kept attached to the executed original of this Declaration of Trust held by the trustees. 1040x 2010 Fifth: Any trustee under this Declaration of Trust may, by written instrument, signed and acknowledged, resign his office. 1040x 2010 The number of trustees shall be at all times not less than two, and whenever for any reason the number is reduced to one, there shall be, and at any other time there may be, appointed one or more additional trustees. 1040x 2010 Appointments shall be made by the trustee or trustees for the time in office by written instruments signed and acknowledged. 1040x 2010 Any succeeding or additional trustee shall, upon his or her acceptance of the office by written instrument signed and acknowledged, have the same powers, rights, and duties, and the same title to the trust estate jointly with the surviving or remaining trustee or trustees as if originally appointed. 1040x 2010 None of the trustees shall be required to furnish any bond or surety. 1040x 2010 None of them shall be responsible or liable for the acts or omissions of any other of the trustees or of any predecessor or of a custodian, agent, depositary, or counsel selected with reasonable care. 1040x 2010 The one or more trustees, whether original or successor, for the time being in office, shall have full authority to act even though one or more vacancies may exist. 1040x 2010 A trustee may, by appropriate written instrument, delegate all or any part of his or her powers to another or others of the trustees for such periods and subject to such conditions as such delegating trustee may determine. 1040x 2010 The trustees serving under this Declaration of Trust are authorized to pay to themselves amounts for reasonable expenses incurred and reasonable compensation for services rendered in the administration of this trust, but in no event shall any trustee who has made a contribution to this trust ever receive any compensation thereafter. 1040x 2010 Sixth: In extension and not in limitation of the common law and statutory powers of trustees and other powers granted in this Declaration of Trust, the trustees shall have the following discretionary powers. 1040x 2010 a) To invest and reinvest the principal and income of the trust in such property, real, personal, or mixed, and in such manner as they shall deem proper, and from time to time to change investments as they shall deem advisable; to invest in or retain any stocks, shares, bonds, notes, obligations, or personal or real property (including without limitation any interests in or obligations of any corporation, association, business trust, investment trust, common trust fund, or investment company) although some or all of the property so acquired or retained is of a kind or size which but for this express authority would not be considered proper and although all of the trust funds are invested in the securities of one company. 1040x 2010 No principal or income, however, shall be loaned, directly or indirectly, to any trustee or to anyone else, corporate or otherwise, who has at any time made a contribution to this trust, nor to anyone except on the basis of an adequate interest charge and with adequate security. 1040x 2010 b) To sell, lease, or exchange any personal, mixed, or real property, at public auction or by private contract, for such consideration and on such terms as to credit or otherwise, and to make such contracts and enter into such undertakings relating to the trust property, as they consider advisable, whether or not such leases or contracts may extend beyond the duration of the trust. 1040x 2010 c) To borrow money for such periods, at such rates of interest, and upon such terms as the trustees consider advisable, and as security for such loans to mortgage or pledge any real or personal property with or without power of sale; to acquire or hold any real or personal property, subject to any mortgage or pledge on or of property acquired or held by this trust. 1040x 2010 d) To execute and deliver deeds, assignments, transfers, mortgages, pledges, leases, covenants, contracts, promissory notes, releases, and other instruments, sealed or unsealed, incident to any transaction in which they engage. 1040x 2010 e) To vote, to give proxies, to participate in the reorganization, merger, or consolidation of any concern, or in the sale, lease, disposition, or distribution of its assets; to join with other security holders in acting through a committee, depositary, voting trustees, or otherwise, and in this connection to delegate authority to such committee, depositary, or trustees and to deposit securities with them or transfer securities to them; to pay assessments levied on securities or to exercise subscription rights in respect of securities. 1040x 2010 f) To employ a bank or trust company as custodian of any funds or securities and to delegate to it such powers as they deem appropriate; to hold trust property without indication of fiduciary capacity but only in the name of a registered nominee, provided the trust property is at all times identified as such on the books of the trust; to keep any or all of the trust property or funds in any place or places in the United States of America; to employ clerks, accountants, investment counsel, investment agents, and any special services, and to pay the reasonable compensation and expenses of all such services in addition to the compensation of the trustees. 1040x 2010 Seventh: The trustees' powers are exercisable solely in the fiduciary capacity consistent with and in furtherance of the charitable purposes of this trust as specified in Article Third and not otherwise. 1040x 2010 Eighth: In this Declaration of Trust and in any amendment to it, references to “trustees” mean the one or more trustees, whether original or successor, for the time being in office. 1040x 2010 Ninth: Any person may rely on a copy, certified by a notary public, of the executed original of this Declaration of Trust held by the trustees, and of any of the notations on it and writings attached to it, as fully as he might rely on the original documents themselves. 1040x 2010 Any such person may rely fully on any statements of fact certified by anyone who appears from such original documents or from such certified copy to be a trustee under this Declaration of Trust. 1040x 2010 No one dealing with the trustees need inquire concerning the validity of anything the trustees purport to do. 1040x 2010 No one dealing with the trustees need see to the application of anything paid or transferred to or upon the order of the trustees of the trust. 1040x 2010 Tenth: This Declaration of Trust is to be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of . 1040x 2010 Trustee Trustee Prev Up Next Home More Online Publications