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In addition to serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, our clients also include donors making significant or complex gifts, businesses forming foundations for cause-marketing campaigns, and nonprofit founders considering the best philanthropic vehicle to meet their needs.
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Before you form a legal entity and apply for tax-exempt status, you need a strong, well-researched plan for your organization. Download our free guide to learn about the many elements needed to run a successful nonprofit organization, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes.
CharityLawyer Blog offers plain language explanations of complex nonprofit law concepts, discussions of current events and links to valuable resources for nonprofits.
FEATURED BLOG POSTS
- Non Profit Checklist: Ten Things to Do Before Year End
The end of the year is a busy time for all nonprofits. Because of this, some obligations tend to slip through the cracks. Since the consequences can devastate a nonprofit, it is vital to ensure certain responsibilities are met by year-end.
- Unrelated Business Income Tax: Volunteer Labor Exclusion
Internal Revenue Code § 513(a)(1) excludes from UBIT unrelated trade or business activity which is performed without compensation (the “Volunteer Labor Exclusion”).
- What is a “Friends of” Organization?
U.S. “Friends of” organizations are designed to facilitate US support for a foreign charity. U.S. donors commonly seek to support a foreign charitable organization aiding in international causes. Although donors may make contributions directly to charities outside the United States, they will not be able to take advantage of the tax deductions permitted when donating to … What is a “Friends of” Organization? Read More »