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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

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide

James Gilmer
Posted on October 8, 2018, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.

Moving is never fun. And when it’s your nonprofit that’s moving, the process is even more taxing. Failure to change an address or doing so in the wrong way may seem like a simple oversight, but can have significant implications … Read more

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

James Gilmer

Effective July 1, 2018, nonprofits and fundraisers that solicit contributions in Florida are subject to new accounting and recordkeeping requirements. Florida Senate Bill 740, signed into law in March 23 as Chapter No. 2018-84, made changes to the state’s charitable … Read more

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

James Gilmer
Posted on June 25, 2018, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

If your organization has invested in meeting all of your state charitable registration requirements, congratulations! By simply registering, you’ve already demonstrated your commitment to transparency in the nonprofit sector and accountability to your donors. You may, however, still be wondering … Read more

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

Coordinating 990s and Fundraising Registrations

James Gilmer
Posted on April 23, 2018, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Every year around this time, we hear from nonprofits that are trying to coordinate state charitable solicitation registration renewals and IRS Form 990 filings. For nonprofits running on a calendar year, fundraising registrations are due May 15, which is also … Read more

Pennsylvania Eases Audit Thresholds and Other Nonprofit Requirements

Pennsylvania Eases Audit Thresholds and Other Nonprofit Requirements

Pennsylvania Eases Audit Thresholds and Other Nonprofit Requirements

James Gilmer

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

Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

Using a Professional Fundraiser? What Nonprofits Need to Know

James Gilmer
Posted on November 20, 2017, by James Gilmer in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Nevada Changes Business License and Reporting Requirements

James Gilmer
Posted on October 11, 2017, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Nevada legislature recently made several changes to licensing and reporting requirements affecting businesses and nonprofits. Following is a brief summary of the changes.

Incorporation Documents

Effective October 1, 2017, Nevada businesses must submit an initial list of officers/directors or … Read more

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

James Gilmer
Posted on March 22, 2017, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Important Compliance Deadline for Nonprofits: Form 990 is due on 5/15/2017

For nonprofits on a calendar tax year, the annual 990 return is due May 15, 2017. You must file this return in order to keep your organization’s federal tax … Read more

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

James Gilmer
Posted on February 21, 2017, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Nonprofits rejoice! The long-awaited streamlining of Form 990 extensions will finally come into effect for the 2016 tax year (i.e. tax years beginning January 1, 2016). Form 990 tax returns are due four and a half months after the exempt … Read more

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