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By May 16, 2017Blog

YMCA of the Inland Northwest was established in 1884. Since then Inland Northwest has grown to serve thousands of members, hundreds of volunteers, and nearly 1,000 employees. They remain dedicated to the mission of the YMCA to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Collectively, YMCAs are the largest not-for-profit community service organizations in America. They work to meet the health and social service needs of 20.9 million men, women and children.


In the decade before working with 501(c) Agencies Trust, YMCA of the Inland Northwest had paid nearly $1 million in state unemployment taxes to the State of Washington.

“By taking seriously all of 501(c)’s recommendations, when we do separate from an employee the claims process – whether we pay or protest – is handled much more efficiently and the outcomes are more positive,”said YMCA of the Inland Northwest CFO Alan Lesher. “We’ve reduced our unemployment tax liability by nearly $1.5 million in five years, and we are also a better user of our human capital.”

YMCA of the Inland Northwest’s association with 501(c) Agencies Trust has reduced their unemployment tax liability returning hundreds of thousands of dollars to their budget.

Read the complete YMCA of the Inland Northwest case study here.

Related Video

Watch the video testimonial of Alan Lesher, CFO of YMCA of the Inland Northwest.

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