State agencies are continuing to experience significant delays in filing processing times.
Burdened by the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, including limited in-person staff, secretary of state offices have struggled to maintain pre-pandemic turnaround times.
Here is a list … Read more
The California Secretary of State has announced a temporary waiver of filing fees for many new corporations, LLCs, nonprofits, and other organizations. The stated purpose of the waiver is “to encourage business growth in California.” The recent enactment of California’s … Read more
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
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
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 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
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