Traditional paper filing for Form 990 can take hours to complete – fortunately, modern technology has provided a simplified e-filing process for exempt and nonprofit organizations to save time, securely file taxes online, and transmit nonprofit tax returns directly to … Read more
In each state where your nonprofit is registered, you have numerous ongoing filing obligations, from annual reports to registered agent renewals to charitable solicitation registrations. Each state handles has different forms, deadlines, procedures, and administrative preferences for handling those requirements. … Read more
In every state where your business or nonprofit is registered to operate, you must appoint a registered agent to receive notices of lawsuits and other official state documents for your organization. A registered agent must have a physical address within … Read more
Traditional fundraising strategies might still be the first-round draft pick when it comes to raising money for a nonprofit, but a new challenger has grown rapidly: online fundraising.
One of the key responsibilities of officers and board members is ensuring compliant operations. As a result, they have a duty to make a good faith effort to meet all of your regulatory requirements that apply to your activities and … Read more
Charitable solicitation, or fundraising, is simply the act of asking for donations to support a charitable cause. But given the many vehicles available for fundraising today, that “ask” can take many forms, and it can also travel a long way … Read more
Certificate of good standing, certificate of existence, certificate of status: states call them by different names, which can cause a bit of confusion for people who don’t work with them all day. In fact, one of our specialists recently ran … Read more
The old saying “sink or swim” feels apt when it comes to navigating government regulations. By the time many of our clients come to us, they feel like they’re drowning in government forms and fine print.
While the paperwork can … Read more
Effective July 1, 2018, nonprofits and fundraisers that solicit contributions in Florida are subject to new accounting and recordkeeping requirements. Florida Senate Bill 740, signed into law in March 23 as Chapter No. 2018-84, made changes to the state’s charitable … Read more
If your organization has invested in meeting all of your state charitable registration requirements, congratulations! By simply registering, you’ve already demonstrated your commitment to transparency in the nonprofit sector and accountability to your donors. You may, however, still be wondering … Read more