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Indiana Nonprofit Annual Report

Indiana Nonprofit Annual Report

Indiana Nonprofit Annual Report

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Posted on June 12, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Effective July 1, 2015, Indiana nonprofit annual reports will now be due on a biennial basis, instead of annually (Source).

Currently, nonprofit entities file an Indiana annual report every year, while for-profit entities, such as LLCs and corporations, … Read more

Selecting a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Selecting a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Selecting a Nonprofit Board of Directors

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Posted on June 5, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Selecting a nonprofit board of directors is vital to your nonprofit’s success. Collectively, the board of directors strategizes, sets policy, and makes decisions for the nonprofit. Individually, each director should have certain qualities and attributes that adds value to your organization. Lastly, … Read more

How to Open a Nonprofit Bank Account

How to Open a Nonprofit Bank Account

How to Open a Nonprofit Bank Account

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Posted on May 27, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

One of the most important steps in starting a nonprofit is opening a bank account. This allows your organization to deposit funds, to write checks, and to begin saving money. However, opening an account is not as easy as strolling into … Read more

New Hampshire Nonprofit Annual Report due in 2015

New Hampshire Nonprofit Annual Report due in 2015

New Hampshire Nonprofit Annual Report due in 2015

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Posted on May 7, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

As compliance junkies, we like to talk about unusual events in the corporate filing world. Today’s subject is the New Hampshire nonprofit annual report, which must be filed every five years. And you guessed it, this report is due in … Read more

IRS Form 990 Due May 15, 2015

IRS Form 990 Due May 15, 2015

IRS Form 990 Due May 15, 2015

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Posted on April 17, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

Important Compliance Deadline for Nonprofits: Form 990 is due on 5/15/2015

 

For nonprofits on a calendar tax year, your annual 990 filing is due May 15, 2015. This applies to most nonprofits.

Organizations not on a calendar tax … Read more

Staying Compliant Using Form 1023-EZ

Staying Compliant Using Form 1023-EZ

Staying Compliant Using Form 1023-EZ

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Posted on April 15, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

Last week, we shared an update from the IRS on Form 1023-EZ, which has streamlined approval of 501(c)(3) applications. Using the new form, nonprofits typically receive a determination letter in less than 30 days, sometimes as little as two weeks.… Read more

How Effective is IRS Form 1023-EZ? A Look at the Numbers

How Effective is IRS Form 1023-EZ? A Look at the Numbers

How Effective is IRS Form 1023-EZ? A Look at the Numbers

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Posted on April 6, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

 

In July 2014, the IRS released Form 1023-EZ in an attempt to reduce a backlog of over 50,000 applications. Upon the form’s debut, there were a lot of questions regarding the form’s effectiveness, how long it would take, etc. Nine months … Read more

Free Registered Agent and Other Shenanigans

Free Registered Agent and Other Shenanigans

Free Registered Agent and Other Shenanigans

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You’ve heard the saying, “Nothing in life is free,” haven’t you?

Many registered agent companies offer “free registered agent service” as part of their marketing strategies, or worse, entice you to sign up for cheap service, and really sock you … Read more

PA Nonprofit Property Tax Exemption

PA Nonprofit Property Tax Exemption

PA Nonprofit Property Tax Exemption

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Posted on February 2, 2015, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

This week, Pennsylvania legislators are voting on an initiative that would change Pennsylvania’s state constitution. And, it has to do with nonprofit property tax exemption – how exciting!

The piece of legislation, called Senate Bill 4, was introduced by local … Read more

Choosing a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Choosing a Nonprofit Board of Directors

Choosing a Nonprofit Board of Directors

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Posted on December 19, 2014, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

Today, I’ll be discussing the challenge of choosing a nonprofit board of directors. The board of directors is the governing body of the nonprofit organization. This means the board sets the direction of the organization, makes most crucial decisions, and … Read more

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