State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays
State agencies are continuing to experience significant delays in filing processing times.
Burdened by the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including limited in-person staff, secretary of state offices have struggled to maintain pre-pandemic turnaround times.
Here is a list … Read more
What Triggers a New License Application?
As your business grows, you may find that you need to make changes that impact your licensing. For example, you may move to a new office, prompting an address change, or you may experience changes in officers or directors. To … Read more
Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports
Updated March 2022
Annual reports are entity information updates due to the secretary of state on a predetermined, scheduled basis according to the statutes and rules of each state. Business entities, such as LLCs, corporations, and nonprofits, must file annual … Read more
New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits
On November 12, 2021, New York Governor Hochul signed S4817a/A1141a, which repeals the redundant filing requirement for New York nonprofit organizations introduced earlier this year.
Under the former law, nonprofits would have been required to file … Read more
Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers
Pivot, convert, virtual, hybrid, online. These are all new terms used in the charity auction landscape–a silver lining that, in the Coronavirus cloud, can fully fund your charity’s financial needs. Gala events with lavish rooms, food, and entertainment are the … Read more
California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law
On October 7, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 488, the long-awaited legislation regulating internet platforms. This law is the first of its kind to regulate online fundraising and gives the state of California critical … Read more
Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One
As of October 6, 2021, Harbor Compliance has acquired Labyrinth, Inc., further expanding our commitment to the nonprofit sector. Labyrinth has been a leading provider of state registrations for charitable organizations for over 32 years.
This move aligns the … Read more
Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement
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
Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More
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.
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