FL Commissioner’s Spotlight on Charitable Giving

Randall FL Commissioner Report, Florida, General

Charitable GivingOn this week’s Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight, Liz Compton, Chief of Compliance with the Consumer Services Division of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, talks about charitable giving. All charities soliciting within the state of Florida (excluding religious, educational and governmental entities) are required to register and file financial information with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

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To check whether or not a charitable organization is properly registered and to find out how that organization spends the donations it receives, call 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352), or click on Gift Givers’ Guide. More information is also available by clicking Tips on Giving to Charities.