News - 23 Mar `17Financial statements FY2016 are now available online


Even though most tax-exempt nonprofit organizations like ours do not pay federal taxes, they are required to file annual tax returns with the IRS. This informational reporting return is called a Form 990. 

VR Foundation is committed to transparency in financial reporting and make it available online here

Financial statements of every major vitiligo support organization from the U.S. are also available at, an organization that compiles information about nonprofits.

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