Category Archives: Nonprofit Campaign Activiites

Self-Declared Exempt Organizations – A Guide to Ensure IRS Compliance

In its 2012 workplan, the IRS announced it will be paying closer attention to self-declared 501(c)(4), (c)(5) and (c)(6) organizations. These groups include social welfare organizations; labor, agricultural and horticultural groups; as well as business leagues and chambers of commerce. Such organizations consider themselves to be tax-exempt because of the nature of their activities, but…

IRS 2012 Work Plan – What’s New for Nonprofits

Each year, the IRS publishes a report detailing what its focus will be regarding nonprofit organizations and compliance during the year to come. The following are some of the highlights from the 2012 Exempt Organizations Work Plan.Continue Reading

Nonprofit Law Urban Legends

I recently contacted Gene Takagi, a noted California nonprofit lawyer, to confirm or deny an assertion regarding California nonprofit law that was made to one of our clients. He was kind enough to clarify the matter. We discussed that there are many such “nonprofit law urban legends” and he suggested that would be a good topic…