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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
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Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
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Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
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Effective December 28, 2012, the IRS published final regulations on the qualification requirements for “Type III” supporting organizations (SOs), and issued temporary regulations that establish a payout requirement for...more
On December 12, 2012, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced new proposed disclosure rules for New York-registered nonprofits designed to bring more transparency to electioneering activities by tax-exempt,...more
In this presentation:
- CAMPAIGN ACTIVITIES: WHAT CAN YOU DO?
- Host candidate appearances
- Host candidate forums and debates
- Invite candidates in other capacities
- Legislative scorecards
The usefulness of the objective Charitable Exemption Standards set out in Act 55 of 1997, the Purely Public Charity Act, seems to have been further undermined by a recent Commonwealth Court decision. As discussed in our May...more
In this presentation:
- Charitable Solicitation Requirements Overview
- Regulatory Update
- Social Media Implications
- Promotions Through Social Media
July 26, 2012 - Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee (the “Subcommittee”) held its second hearing focusing on oversight of the tax-exempt sector. While the previous hearing held...more
The law firm of Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP, in its capacity as Special Investigative Counsel for the Board of Trustees of The Pennsylvania State University, recently issued its report (the “Freeh Report”) on Penn State’s...more
On June 26, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published in the Federal Register proposed regulations and a detailed preamble regarding the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501(r) requirements for charitable hospital...more
On Thursday, June 28, the Massachusetts House and Senate each voted to approve a $32.5 billion state budget bill. We had previously reported on an amendment to the budget that would have prohibited the compensation of...more
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, as amended ("ACA") added new section 501(r) to the Internal Revenue Code ("Code") which imposes additional requirements on hospital organizations in order to be exempt...more
Pursuant to Executive Order 38 issued by Governor Cuomo, thirteen New York State agencies released very similar proposed regulations on May 16, 2012, placing a limit on the funds that can be used for administrative expenses...more
In this presentation:
- Explain significance of executive compensation
- Explain rules and regulations regarding executive compensation
- Explain how organizations can protect themselves
- Explain scope of...more
The L3C entity has been recognized in North Carolina for almost two years in an effort to stimulate social enterprise, but its use has been hamstrung because some federal tax implications have been highly speculative. Until...more
Originally published in the Puget Sound Business Journal 2012.
When Starbucks rolled out the Create Jobs for USA program, it was the Starbucks Foundation that provided seed funding to the Opportunity Finance Network....more
Late last week, the Massachusetts Senate adopted legislation that would require public charities to obtain approval from the Massachusetts Attorney General before compensating non-employee officers, directors, and trustees...more
The Massachusetts Senate voted this week to adopt an amendment to the budget to prohibit the compensation of directors, independent officers and trustees of public charities without approval from the attorney general of the...more
On May 16th, Governor Cuomo announced the issuance of proposed regulations by several New York State agencies which limit administrative costs and executive compensation for entities receiving State funding or...more
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed changes to the New York Public Health Law which would have given the Commissioner of the Department of Health the power to remove managers of hospitals, diagnostic and...more
New examples describe additional charitable purposes and investment structures for PRIs.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department have issued long-awaited proposed Treasury Regulations providing...more
On January 1, 2012, the District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act of 2010 (the “New Act”) went into effect. As a general rule, the New Act provides D.C. nonprofit corporations with considerable flexibility to structure...more
April 2012 — Since the early 1970s, no less than seven bills were introduced in Parliament and died on the Order Paper. The new Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act (S.C. 2009, c. 23) (the “New Act”) was assented to June...more
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire signed into law SHB 2239, a bill amending the Washington Business Corporation Act (“WBCA”) to authorize the use of social purpose corporations, effective June 7, 2012. Washington follows...more
On February 2, 2012 Governor Corbett signed into law Act 2 of 2012, which became effective March 3, 2012. Act 2 makes substantial changes to the Small Games of Chance Act, and those who are involved with charities that might...more
Legislation under consideration in Massachusetts would increase the regulatory oversight of hospitals, other healthcare providers and healthcare insurers. On Tuesday, March 20, 2012, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on...more
On February 10, 2012, New York’s new Benefit Corporation Law went into effect, making New York the seventh state to enact benefit corporation legislation. Laws are also in effect in Maryland (the first, effective October 1,...more
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