Chris is the right-hand man of our Founder & CEO Jay. He runs a local San Diego based company focusing on helping small and midsize businesses with accounting, taxes, financial analytics and strategic growth. He has over 14 years of experience working for companies like SC Johnson & Son, H&R Block, Wal-Mart and has served in the United States Marine Corps.
He has a Bachelors degree in Accountancy from DePaul University in Chicago and is currently getting his Masters in Accountancy from National University in San Diego.
The Blue Heeler Foundation is a non-profit, public charity incorporated with the California Secretary of State. We have submitted our application for Tax Exempt 501(c)(3) status with the IRS and are currently awaiting our approval letter. Once we receive our approval letter, all donations to the foundation will be tax deductible.
Like all public charities, we are required by law to follow certain rules and filing requirements. We are required to file public annual information reports with the IRS as well as provide certain financial information to the public upon request.
Additionally, being incorporated as a non-profit we are required to meet certain criteria as stated in our Articles of Incorporation:
a. This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for the purposes set forth in Article 4 hereof within the meaning of Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).
b. No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and this corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of any candidate for public office.
c. The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to the purposes in Article 4 hereof and no part of the net income or assets of this corporation shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member thereof or to the benefit of any private person.
d. Upon the dissolution or winding up of this corporation, its assets remaining after payment, or provision for payment, of all debts and liabilities of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational and/or religious purposes and which has established its tax-exempt status under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3).