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New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits

New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits

New York Repeals Duplicate Filing Requirement for Registered Nonprofits

Posted on November 23, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

On November 12, 2021, New York Governor Hochul signed S4817a/A1141a, which repeals the redundant filing requirement for New York nonprofit organizations introduced earlier this year.

Under the former law, nonprofits would have been required to file … Read more

6 Tips to Donate More to Charity Without Breaking Your Budget

6 Tips to Donate More to Charity Without Breaking Your Budget

6 Tips to Donate More to Charity Without Breaking Your Budget

Posted on November 23, 2021, by MoneyCrashers in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One

Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One

Harbor Compliance and Labyrinth, Inc. Are Now One

Posted on October 6, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Nonprofit Sector Update: New Jersey Removes Schedule B Requirement

Posted on August 27, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Nonprofit Sector Update: NYS Suspends Schedule B Requirement and More

Posted on August 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Nonprofit Sector Update: Requirement changes in California, Kansas, New York, and more.

Posted on July 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down California’s Donor Disclosure Requirement

Posted on July 1, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

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

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

End of Fiscal Year Nonprofit Compliance: Budget Considerations

Posted on May 17, 2021, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance.

For most nonprofits, the end of the fiscal year is reserved for strategic planning for the upcoming year. During this time, organizations establish budgets and means by which to fund and grow their impact. Many organizations have adopted online fundraising … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear California Donor Disclosure Case

Posted on April 1, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

On July 1, 2021, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the challengers, striking California’s requirement that organizations file Form 990 Schedule B with their annual solicitation registrations. Visit this post for more information.

In April 2021, the Supreme Court … Read more

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

Posted on March 22, 2021, by James Gilmer in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Update for November 12, 2021: New York Gov. Hochul has signed S4817a/A1141a, which repeals the redundant Department of State filing requirement.

Effective January 1, 2021, many nonprofit organizations that register with the New York Attorney General – Charities Bureau will … Read more

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