ICP Tax Structure

The ICP is a nonprofit public benefit corporation formed and organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law of the State of California (Section 5110 et seq. Of the Corporations Code of the State of California).

The Internal Revenue Service determined that the ICP is exempt from federal income tax under Section 501 (a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code") as an organization described in Section 501© (3) of the Code. Accordingly, contributions to the ICP, which may be in the form of cash, checks, securities, books, works of art, et cetera, are deductible for the United States of America income tax as is provided for in Section 170 of the Code. In addition, bequests, legacies, devises, transfers, and gifts to or for the benefit of the ICP are deductible for estate and gift tax purposes if such meet the applicable provisions of Sections 2055, 2106, and 2522 of the Code.

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws

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Notice of Proposed Bylaws Change - Please vote at the 2021 ICP Business
Virtual Meeting in September. (Date and Time to Be Announced).

The ICP Board of Directors has approved a motion to add a new category of ICP Membership, Fellow, which would require a change to the ICP Constitution, described as:

Constitution. Article 3 new: 3.7 Fellows of the International College of Prosthodontists shall be those Constituent members who have been members in good standing of at least 10 consecutive years, have attended a minimum of four biennial scientific meetings within the last twelve years, and have shown meritorious service to the College and the profession.

By-laws 6.1 B add: The Membership Committee shall review applications and proposals for constituent, life, honorary, fellow, organizational and affiliate membership, verify information submitted, seek additional information, if necessary, and if satisfied of the validity of each applicant’s credentials, consider admission to membership.

By-laws 6.1 C add: The Membership Committee shall have the authority to approve the admission of applicants to membership in Affiliate, Constituent, Fellow, and Life categories. The membership committee shall make recommendations to the Board regarding applications for organizational membership and nominations for honorary membership. The granting of organizational membership and honorary membership shall be the prerogative of the Board.

Rules of Order. Rule 7.2 new: F Application for Fellowship Meritorious service to the College and the profession leading to Fellowship status are recognized through a point system which recognizes: service, publications, presentations, and philanthropy. Points are required for each section and there is no cross compensation of points among sections. An application fee will be charged to cover secretarial costs. Fellows whose annual dues and assessments have not been paid according to the By-laws will have their Fellow status suspended for one year. If, after one year, payment of back dues is not made, Fellow status will be permanently revoked. Fellows who become life member will keep their Fellow status. Requirements for Fellowship and an application using a points system were reviewed. Letters FICP can be used by approved ICP Fellow members as an additional qualification to their title.

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