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IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

Posted on September 3, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 30, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update the federal records if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. Citing security measures, the IRS reminds … Read more

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Posted on August 27, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Effective August 26, 2021, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs is no longer enforcing the collection of Form 990 Schedule B with its initial and annual charitable registration filings. Schedule B contains names and addresses of major donors to … Read more

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Posted on August 16, 2021, by Christy Weaver in Company Culture.

During the month of July, the Harbor Compliance team stepped up its game—literally! We split into 10 teams and competed in an activity challenge that concluded with our winning four-person team logging a whopping 1,455,774 steps.

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Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Posted on August 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

The July 1, 2021 decision by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta has started a ripple effect in the world of charitable solicitation regulation. 

Nonprofits should expect charitable solicitation registration requirements … Read more

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Posted on July 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

State legislatures and charity officials had a busy spring. Several states made immediate changes to their registration procedures, while others, like California, foreshadow additional requirements to come.

Nonprofits should expect charitable solicitation registration requirements to change frequently. Organizations that handle … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

Posted on July 1, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

This article has been updated July 30, 2021, to include changes to the NYS procedures for collecting Schedule B. This article has been subsequently updated August 26, 2021, to include changes to New Jersey’s procedures for collecting Schedule B.

On … Read more

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

Posted on May 17, 2021, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.

For most nonprofits, the end of the fiscal year is reserved for strategic planning for the upcoming year. During this time, organizations establish budgets and means by which to fund and grow their impact. Many organizations have adopted online fundraising … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

Posted on April 1, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

On July 1, 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the challengers, striking California’s requirement that organizations file Form 990 Schedule B with their annual solicitation registrations. Visit this post for more information.

In April 2021, the Supreme Court … Read more

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on March 22, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Effective January 1, 2021, many nonprofit organizations that register with the New York Attorney General – Charities Bureau will now have to file the same annual documents with the New York Department of State (DOS). Because the DOS deadline aligns … Read more

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

Posted on March 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Registered Agent.

In every state, business entities such as LLCs need to appoint a registered agent when they form or register. The registered agent’s job is to receive service of process at its physical location and forward it to the organization it … Read more

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