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Summertime Slowdown? Not for Fundraising Compliance!

Kim O'Brien

June 30 is a big day in the world of nonprofit compliance.

As summer temps soar, financial reporting and renewal requirements are turning up the heat even more!

Don’t let charitable solicitation registration renewals and fiscal year-end financial prep put … 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

November 15 Filing Deadline for Charities

November 15 Filing Deadline for Charities

November 15 Filing Deadline for Charities

James Gilmer

November 15 is an important date for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. Many states base their charitable solicitation renewal and annual financial reporting due dates on the charity’s fiscal year. Upon filing with the state charitable solicitation authorities, charities must usually … Read more

Client Spotlight: No-Shave November

Client Spotlight: No-Shave November

Client Spotlight: No-Shave November

Erin Cusack
Posted on September 21, 2016, by Erin Cusack in Company News, Industry News.

No-Shave November was started in 2009 in memory of the Hill family’s father, Matthew Hill, who passed away from colon cancer in 2007. The concept is simple, put down your razor for the month of November and donate the money … Read more

Iowa Registered Agent Required for Limited Partnerships

James Gilmer
Posted on July 19, 2016, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 1, 2016, Iowa requires a limited partnership to have a registered agent for service of process. Iowa House Bill 2373 was signed into law by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on April 21, 2016. The bill became effective July … Read more

Mississippi Charitable Organization Renewal Registration Update- Effective July 1, 2016

James Gilmer
Posted on June 29, 2016, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

Effective July 1, 2016, charitable organizations in Mississippi must file to renew their charitable registration on or before the fifteenth day of the fifth month following the close of the charity’s fiscal year end. This coincides with the due … Read more

Lower Application Fee for Form 1023-EZ

Lower Application Fee for Form 1023-EZ

Lower Application Fee for Form 1023-EZ

Posted on May 31, 2016, by Mike Montali in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

The IRS released a Revenue Procedure today to change the application fee for Form 1023-EZ, Streamlined Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The application fee will be lowered from $400 to $275, effective … Read more

IRS Study Reveals that 37% of Form 1023-EZ Applicants Improperly Received 501(c)(3) Tax Exemptions

James Gilmer
Posted on January 22, 2016, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) recently submitted its 2015 Annual Report to the United States Congress. That report contained an analysis of Form 1023-EZ that the IRS released in July 2014 as a streamlined 501(c)(3) application. The findings in … Read more

Ohio Lowers Business Registration Fees

Ohio Lowers Business Registration Fees

Ohio Lowers Business Registration Fees

James Gilmer
Posted on October 16, 2015, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

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

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