Priority Classifieds

NC State Surplus Property is authorized to enter into negotiated sales of surplus property to Non-Profit, Tax-Exempt organizations within the state per North Carolina General Statute 143-64.03(b). Non-Profit Tax-Exempt organization is defined by the following:

 

NC General Statute 143-64.02(2)     

Nonprofit tax exempt organizations. - The following entities certified by the Internal Revenue Service as tax-exempt nonprofit organizations under Section 50l(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1954: medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers, school systems, schools, colleges, universities, schools for individuals with intellectual or other developmental disabilities, schools for individuals with physical disabilities, radio and television stations licensed by the Federal Communications Commission as educational radio or educational television stations, public libraries, civil defense organizations, and nonprofit entities that are qualified under rules adopted by the State Surplus Property Agency of the Department of Administration to refurbish computers and donate them to low-income students or households throughout the State.

Attach the following documentation:

  • Letter from the IRS recognizing your organization as Non-Profit and Tax-Exempt;
  • Copy of license issued by the NC Agency that regulates your organization;
  • Letter on organization letterhead with details of the purpose and function of your organization;
  • List of Officers of the organization, position and their contact information (including address);
  • Name of one person authorized to purchase property on the organization’s behalf.
  • If you are exempt from State of North Carolina sales and use tax, you will need to furnish your NC Dept. of Revenue streamlined exemption or applicable purchases will have sales and use tax added to the total.

 

Your request cannot be completed without this information.

 

Only these types of organizations are eligible

  1. Medical institutions, hospitals, clinics, health centers.

A facility staffed by a minimum of one licensed physician. The facility must be licensed by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The organization must provide health care to citizens of the state of North Carolina.

  1. School systems, schools, colleges, universities, schools for individuals w/intellectual or other developmental disabilities, schools for individuals with physical disabilities

An institution providing education. The school must provide a minimum of 2 years of successive learning to students of the State of North Carolina. The school must be licensed by the Department of Public Instruction or the Department of Administration. The school must have an open admissions program.

  1. Radio and television stations licensed by the Federal Communications Commission as  educational radio or educational television stations,

Must be based in North Carolina.

  1. Public libraries

Must be based in North Carolina.

  1. Civil defense

Includes organizations such as Fire Departments and Rescue squads. Must be based in North Carolina.

  1. Computer Refurbishers

Must be based in North Carolina. Must complete additional documentation required by the State Surplus Property Office.

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