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State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

State Agencies Experience Ongoing Filing Delays

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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

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

California Temporarily Waives Filing Fees for Corporations, LLCs, Nonprofits, and Others

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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

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

Everything You Need to Know to File Timely Annual Reports

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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

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

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Posted on November 23, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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

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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

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Posted on October 6, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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

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Posted on August 27, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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

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Posted on August 2, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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.

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Posted on July 2, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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

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Posted on July 1, 2021, by Harbor Compliance 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.

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