Today, we at 501(c) Agencies Trust announce the addition of Ulster County Community Action, based in New York, as a new program participant.
501(c) Agencies Trust is a group of 1,500 nonprofits from across the country that have elected to not participate in the state unemployment tax system. Instead, we have chosen to become employers who reimburse the state for our unemployment costs. 501(c) Agencies Trust began in 1982 and collectively we save more than $20 million annually.
Ulster County Community Action (UCCA) is a nonprofit community action agency committed to eliminating poverty and promoting self-sufficiency by providing various programs and services for individuals and families in Ulster County, New York. Ulster County Community Action administers the Community Service Block Grant (CSBG), Weatherization Program, Head Start and Early Head Start Programs and several small grants, which are funded primarily by various state and federal government agencies.
Generally the recipients of UCCA’s benefits of these programs must meet certain income criteria established by these respective government agencies. Their services are designed to increase self-sufficiency and to empower those we serve to meet their human needs adequately.
Federal law allows 501(c)(3)s to stop paying their unemployment taxes and to self fund their own programs. Doing so can save organizations 40 to 60 percent on those unemployment insurance costs. At 501(c) Agencies Trust, we help organizations manage their unemployment expenses, provide employers with a certified educational series, provide separated employees with reemployment services and offer HR Services including unlimited access to a staffed hotline.
501(c) Agencies Trust consists of both large national agencies such as Boys and Girls Clubs, Y-USA, Feeding America and United Cerebral Palsy as well as smaller stand-alone organizations.
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