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The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the “Act”) was passed by the United States Congress on January 1, 2013 and signed into law by President Obama on January 2, 2013. The following provisions of the Act should be of...more
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued proposed regulations that would require many nonprofit organizations to annually disclose certain information about their political spending and their donors’...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
On December 11, 2012, the New York Attorney General’s Office proposed rules that would require nonprofit organizations doing business in New York to disclose their spending on a wide range of activities, including those...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
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
Certain non-profit organizations may be in jeopardy of losing their tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)4 of the tax code as the IRS takes a closer look at their activities. Well-known groups like Crossroads GPS, a...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 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
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
On April 17, 2012, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released new General License 14-C, which authorizes financial transactions under specified circumstances in support of humanitarian,...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
Philadelphia’s new lobbying law took effect on January 3, 2012. Incorporated into the Philadelphia Code as Chapter 20-1200, the law’s reach is not limited to professional lobbyists and lobbying firms. In fact,...more
A SUMMARY OF MAJOR CHANGES TO A GUIDE TO POLITICAL AND LOBBYING ACTIVITIES
Our latest edition significantly updates the Guide to Political and Lobbying Activities to include a new Chapter V highlighting the limits...more
Next year, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the judicial/political resolution of the final controversy over the administration and disposition of a certain Massachusetts-sited trust established under the will of Benjamin...more
In this Discussion;
- Tax Rules for Lobbying
Rules for 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6)s
Lobbying v. political activities
“No substantial part” test
Along with making significant changes to the rules for supporting organizations (“SOs”) and donor advised funds (“DAFs”) in the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (the “PPA”), Congress directed that Treasury conduct a study on...more
Informing members of new developments and their meaning is central to any association’s mission. That message may involve commending or criticizing a federal candidate or officeholder. Although associations have always had...more
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