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Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez

Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Amanda Yeager
Posted on April 12, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Nonprofit Compliance.

May 15 is a big deadline for charitable solicitation registration renewals and IRS Form 990 filings. For nonprofits operating on a calendar tax year, Form 990 is due May 15. Currently, 13 states also require those organizations to file their … Read more

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

James Gilmer
Posted on April 11, 2019, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that beginning May 13, corporate entities will no longer be allowed to use their existing Employer Identification Number (EIN) to obtain an EIN for another entity. Only individuals with tax identification numbers may request … Read more

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

Abby Jarvis
Posted on April 4, 2019, by Abby Jarvis in Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising comes with its challenges, but there are effective and creative ways to meet them. If you’re looking to up your fundraising game, look no further than this year’s newest trends. From the type of digital content you use to … Read more

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on April 2, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you’re ready to expand operations into a new state, one of the first tasks you need to tackle is registering your business with the secretary of state, a process known as foreign qualification. Foreign qualification is generally required to … Read more

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

Renee Zau
Posted on March 21, 2019, by Renee Zau in Nonprofit Compliance.

Congrats! You’ve just wrapped up your organization’s biggest charity event of the year. While it would be nice to put your feet up and relax, you’re likely already working on turning all of those attendees into recurring donors.

But what … Read more

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

Bloomerang
Posted on March 7, 2019, by Bloomerang in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Startup.

Donor management can be one of the trickiest things for new nonprofits to get the hang of, especially if they don’t have the tools they need to do it well.

When most nonprofits first get started, they record just about … Read more

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Amanda Yeager
Posted on February 28, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Company Culture.

An attorney with an advanced degree in taxation, Katherine Breslin brings more than 10 years of law firm experience with a focus on nonprofit organizations to the Harbor Compliance team. Get to know this valued team member as she shares … Read more

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Case Study: BB+M Architecture

Betsy Gonzalez
Posted on February 25, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.

“The final state that pushed us over the edge was New Jersey. We felt like if Harbor Compliance could get us through this, we could basically handle anything.”

When opportunity knocks, you want to be able to open the door. … Read more

Is Your Website So 2018? Here are 8 Ways to Update It

Is Your Website So 2018? Here are 8 Ways to Update It

Is Your Website So 2018? Here are 8 Ways to Update It

Firespring
Posted on February 18, 2019, by Firespring in Nonprofit Startup.

I completely understand. We’re all busy spinning a lot of plates, managing people, volunteers, projects, campaigns, events, partnerships—when all of the sudden we’re in the new year with last year’s website.

No worries, it’s still early 2019. Now is the … Read more

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