Pennsylvania charities that rely on exemptions from real property tax and sales and use tax may have good reason to be concerned. A recently released special report prepared by the Pennsylvania Auditor General quantifying...more
In response to the Tampa Bay Times investigative story, "America's Worst Charities," Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam worked with the Florida Legislature to enact material enhancements to Florida's...more
Investment funds, including private equity funds, often receive capital contributions from tax-exempt organizations. These tax-exempt institutions may include U.S. and foreign pension funds, as well as U.S. and foreign...more
Canadian registered charities seeking to comply with Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) recently received some disappointing news. CASL is a very complex law and many important issues remain ambiguous and uncertain. Several...more
Forthcoming revisions to Form PC, examining new forms of solicitation using social media, and newly proposed legislation regarding director compensation were topics covered by Mary Beckman, Chief of the Massachusetts Attorney...more
Type III supporting organizations should take steps to comply with new regulations and funders should review due diligence procedures for grants made to these organizations.
On December 21, 2012, the Internal Revenue...more
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
Employers wishing to provide disaster relief assistance have several tax-relief provisions available to them.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy and the resulting destruction and devastation to the East Coast, many...more
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