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Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

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

New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits

New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits

Posted on November 23, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers

Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers

Posted on October 21, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants.

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

California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law

California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law

Posted on October 8, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Industry News.

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

Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One

Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One

Posted on October 6, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Posted on August 27, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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

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 Harbor Compliance 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 Harbor Compliance 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 Harbor Compliance 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 Harbor Compliance 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

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