Update March 29, 2022: The California Secretary of State has updated its website to announce delays in the new bizfile Online portal will continue at least through April 7, 2022.
Beginning March 11, 2022, the California Secretary of State Business … Read more
Every industry has its own demands and requirements to operate a business without interruption. If you own or operate a business in architecture, engineering, or construction, you are likely aware of your licensing requirements. But, are you also aware … Read more
Under the former law, nonprofits would have been required to file … Read more
Americans are a generous bunch. According to the National Philanthropic Trust, U.S. residents and companies gave $471.44 billion to charity in 2020, a significant increase over 2019.
Of course, Americans don’t give equally. Many of us lack the resources … Read more
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
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
Effective July 30, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update the federal records if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. Citing security measures, the IRS reminds … Read more
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
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
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