Religion Related, Spiritual Development

Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania

Quick Facts

Brooklyn, NY

Mission

Description
Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania (Watch Tower) is a nonprofit corporation organized on December 15, 1884, in the state of Pennsylvania. The purposes of the corporation are religious, educational, and charitable.

Mission Statement
Watch Tower is a religious organization that supports the activities of Jehovah's Witnesses internationally and is dedicated to supporting the teaching of God's Word, the Bible. It has produced Bible and Bible-based publications in over 700 languages. It has published in whole or in part more than 200 million copies of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures in over 130 languages. Watch Tower uses voluntary contributions to support Bible education and to provide humanitarian assistance. This Bible distribution and Bible education work trains people in the community to be law-abiding citizens who live by high moral standards.

Ruling Year

1946

Principal Officer

Don A. Adams

Main Address

25 Columbia Hts

Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA

Keywords

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EIN

11-1857820

 Number

6035489019

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Christian (X20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is not required to file an annual return with the IRS because it is a church.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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