Insurance for Architects and Engineers

> Posted on February 19th, by CoverWallet in Business Compliance.
Insurance for Architects and Engineers

As an engineer or architect, your everyday responsibilities involve design and ensuring that your work product will perform correctly. You create what may not have existed before, you solve problems, and you maintain elaborate tools. With so much attention focused … Read more >>



Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

Cause Marketing: What You Need to Know Before You Sign

We’re hearing from more and more companies that want to partner with nonprofits in cause marketing campaigns. Also known as commercial co-ventures, these partnerships can help both parties build their brands and enhance their effectiveness. Many prospective co-venturers don’t realize … Read more >>



Pennsylvania Eases Audit Thresholds and Other Nonprofit Requirements

Pennsylvania Eases Audit Thresholds and Other Nonprofit Requirements

Meeting state requirements is about to get a little easier for nonprofits operating in Pennsylvania, thanks to two measures recently approved by Governor Tom Wolf. Acts 71 and 72 of 2017, signed into law December 22, relax fundraising and financial … Read more >>



Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

> Posted on January 15th, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.
Five Tactics to Get More Out of Your Registered Agent Service

In every state where you register a business or nonprofit entity, you must appoint a registered agent to receive legal documents. Of all the tasks required to enter a new state, choosing a registered agent may seem like one of … Read more >>



What Good Standing Really Means

> Posted on December 7th, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.
What Good Standing Really Means

Demonstrating your organization’s good standing is a normal part of doing business. Whenever you open a bank account, expand into new states, or apply for a license, a certificate of good standing is usually part of the required paperwork. The … Read more >>



Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

> Posted on November 20th, by Betsy Gonzalez in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.
Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

When you need more time, energy, or boots on the ground to realize your fundraising goals, bringing in a fundraising counsel or professional solicitor can provide welcome reinforcement. Yet hiring outside fundraising help imposes specific charitable solicitation registration requirements on … Read more >>



From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

> Posted on November 20th, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Industry News.
From Regulatory Hard Knocks to 30x ROI – Three Companies’ Stories

For companies in highly regulated industries, licensing brings to mind stress, frustration, delays, and expense. Many business leaders aren’t looking for a return on their licensing spend—they’re just hoping to minimize the damages. But regulatory requirements shouldn’t be a drain … Read more >>



Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

> Posted on November 7th, by Betsy Gonzalez in Nonprofit Compliance.
Four Steps to Make 990 Extensions Work for Your Nonprofit

 

November is a big month for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. If your fiscal year ends June 30, your IRS Form 990 is due November 15, along with renewals in 13 states. If you’re on a calendar year, … Read more >>



Pros and cons of fundraising under a fiscal sponsorship

> Posted on November 2nd, by Tim Sarrantonio in Nonprofit Startup.
Pros and cons of fundraising under a fiscal sponsorship

I’ve assisted in founding two nonprofits, helping fill out Form 1023 to get the ball rolling with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The last organization I assisted was the Chicago Brewseum, which is looking to build the most comprehensive … Read more >>



Why a Full-Service Compliance Partner Is the Best Solution

> Posted on November 2nd, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.
Why a Full-Service Compliance Partner Is the Best Solution

For many companies, regulatory compliance is like a puzzle worked on piece by piece―a license here, annual reports there, different registered agents throughout each state. But there’s a simpler, more effective way to manage those tasks. Through Harbor Compliance, you … Read more >>