Effective September 24, 2015, the Ohio Secretary of State has lowered business registration fees across the board. This includes incorporation and qualification fees for both business and nonprofit entities.
The current registration fee to incorporate, form an LLC, or qualify … Read more
As of July 1, 2015, Pennsylvania released a new “Foreign Registration Statement,” for immediate use with all entities, and it simplifies choosing the right state form.
Effective July 1, 2015, the Nevada Secretary of State is raising its fees for initial and annual lists, and business licenses for corporations, per NV Senate Bill 483.
The fee for initial and annual lists is increasing by $25 … Read more
Effective July 1, 2015, Indiana nonprofit annual reports will now be due on a biennial basis, instead of annually (Source).
Selecting a nonprofit board of directors is vital to your nonprofit’s success. Collectively, the board of directors strategizes, sets policy, and makes decisions for the nonprofit. Individually, each director should have certain qualities and attributes that adds value to your … Read more
One of the most important steps in starting a nonprofit is opening a bank account. This allows your organization to deposit funds, to write checks, and to begin saving money. However, opening an account is not as easy as strolling into … Read more
As compliance junkies, we like to talk about unusual events in the corporate filing world. Today’s subject is the New Hampshire nonprofit annual report, which must be filed every five years. And you guessed it, this report is due in … Read more
Important Compliance Deadline for Nonprofits: Form 990 is due on 5/15/2015
For nonprofits on a calendar tax year, your annual 990 filing is due May 15, 2015. This applies to most nonprofits.
Organizations not on a calendar tax … Read more
Last week, we shared an update from the IRS on Form 1023-EZ, which has streamlined approval of 501(c)(3) applications. Using the new form, nonprofits typically receive a determination letter in less than 30 days, sometimes as little as two weeks.… Read more
On February 18, 2015, the state of Montana passed Senate Bill No. 35, which eliminates the Certificate of Existence requirement for foreign business entities. Instead, businesses qualifying in Montana will affirm “a statement that the foreign corporation has complied … Read more