In each state where your nonprofit is registered, you have numerous ongoing filing obligations, from annual reports to registered agent renewals to charitable solicitation registrations. Each state handles has different forms, deadlines, procedures, and administrative preferences for handling those requirements. … Read more
In every state where your business or nonprofit is registered to operate, you must appoint a registered agent to receive notices of lawsuits and other official state documents for your organization. A registered agent must have a physical address within … Read more
Traditional fundraising strategies might still be the first-round draft pick when it comes to raising money for a nonprofit, but a new challenger has grown rapidly: online fundraising.
One of the key responsibilities of officers and board members is ensuring compliant operations. As a result, they have a duty to make a good faith effort to meet all of your regulatory requirements that apply to your activities and … Read more
Guest post by Give Lively
Online fundraising holds unlimited potential for nonprofits. Armed with a strategic email campaign or timely social media appeal, a nonprofit can raise thousands — or even millions — online in a matter of days. … Read more
Charitable solicitation, or fundraising, is simply the act of asking for donations to support a charitable cause. But given the many vehicles available for fundraising today, that “ask” can take many forms, and it can also travel a long way … Read more
Certificate of good standing, certificate of existence, certificate of status: states call them by different names, which can cause a bit of confusion for people who don’t work with them all day. In fact, one of our specialists recently ran … Read more
The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair opens the door to significant expansions of state sales tax obligations for online retailers. In the wake of the decision, many interstate and online sellers may find that they … Read more
The old saying “sink or swim” feels apt when it comes to navigating government regulations. By the time many of our clients come to us, they feel like they’re drowning in government forms and and fine print.
While the paperwork … Read more
Effective July 1, 2018, nonprofits and fundraisers that solicit contributions in Florida are subject to new accounting and recordkeeping requirements. Florida Senate Bill 740, signed into law in March 23 as Chapter No. 2018-84, made changes to the state’s charitable … Read more