Bowler Area Fire District in Bowler, Wisconsin (WI)

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Bowler Area Fire District
Employer Identification Number (EIN)391648691
Name of OrganizationBowler Area Fire District
AddressPO BOX 53, Bowler, WI 54416-0053
ActivitiesVoluntary firemen's organization or auxiliary
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date12/1996
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period12/2014
Assets$100,000 to $499,999
Income$25,000 to $99,999
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$257,751
Amount of Income$62,404
Form 990 Revenue Amount$57,671
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness and Relief: Fire Prevention, Protection, Control

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Amount of income in 2014: $62,404 (it was $51,008 in 2013)
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Assets in 2014: $257,751 (it was $282,621 in 2013)
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Expenses in 2013: $72,580
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Income to expenses ratio in 2013: 0.9
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Grants share in income in 2013: 6.6%
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Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2013

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
Total revenue$49,319$53,130$51,008
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$0$1,200$3,352
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$7,653$6,853$5,749
Membership dues and assessments$36,173$36,611$36,759
Investment income$0$0$0
Gain/Loss from sale of assets other than inventory$0$1,500$0
Net income/loss from gaming and fundraising events$5,493$6,606$5,148
Gross income from gaming$0$0$0
Gross income from fundraising events$8,858$9,863$9,902
Less: direct expenses from gaming and fundraising events$3,365$3,257$4,754
Gross profit/loss from sales of inventory$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$360$0
Total expenses$66,330$58,561$72,580
Total net assets$282,867$277,436$255,864
Excess/Deficit for the year$-17,011$-5,431$-21,572
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$299,878$282,867$277,436
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$277,436$255,864
Balance Sheets
Total assets$337,603$319,093$282,621
Total liabilities$54,736$41,657$26,757
Net assets or fund balances$282,867$277,436$255,864
Other Information
Did the organization engage in any significant activity not previously reported to the IRS?NoNo
Were any significant changes made to the organizing or governing documents?NoNo
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year from business activitiesNoNoNo
Has the organization filed a Form 990-T for the year?NoNo
Did the organization undergo a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or significant disposition of net assets during the year?NoNo
Amount of political expenditures, direct or indirect$0$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?NoNo
Did the organization borrow from, or make any loans to, any officer, director, trustee, or key employee or were any such loans made in a prior year and still outstanding at the end of the tax year covered by this return?NoNo
Total amount involved$0$0
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0$0$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0$0$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year, or did it engage in an excess benefit transaction in a prior year that has not been reported on any of its prior Forms 990 or 990-EZ?NoNo
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?NoNo
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2013)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Number of organizations supported0
Sum of amounts of support$0
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2009 - 2013)
2009 - 2013 Total
Public Support$194,224
Subtotal Support$194,224
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$194,224
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
The portion of total contributions by each person (other than a governmental unit or publicly supported organization) that exceeds 2% of the total support$0
Total Support$221,783
Public Support$194,224
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$0
Net income from unrelated business activities, whether or not the business is regularly carried on$0
Other income. Do not include gain or loss from the sale of capital assets$27,559
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$52,410
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Number of organizations performing similar types of work
North Carolina176
North Dakota6
New Hampshire2
New Jersey97
New Mexico3
New York108
Rhode Island9
South Carolina13
South Dakota3
West Virginia49
Total1,472 is not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by Bowler Area Fire District and has no official or unofficial affiliation with Bowler Area Fire District