New Jersey Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

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Charities are required to meet prerequisites and follow regulations before using charitable annuities for fundraising. This guide contains information about charitable gift annuities in New Jersey.

New Jersey Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Agency:New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance - Division of Insurance

NJ Rev. Stat. § 17B:17-13.1

Audit Requirements:

Audited financial statements are required with the annual permit renewal.

Initial Registration


Application for Special Permit

Agency Fee:



Proof of entity registration and charitable registration are required with the application. Charities must maintain a segregated reserve fund that covers the current value of all outstanding annuity payments plus the greater of $100,000 or 10% of the reserve fund.

Registration Renewal


Annual Statement

Agency Fee:



Within 120 days of the end of the calendar year. Permission may be granted for the filing to be made on a fiscal year basis.


An annual statement should be filed even if the organization did not issue annuities.

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