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Nonprofit Board of Directors: Top 7 FAQs

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Updated January 2019

“An active and engaged board is important to the success of a public charity and compliance with the tax law.”         – Compliance Guide for 501 (c)(3) Public Charities, IRS.gov

Ready to apply for 501(c)(3) status, … Read more

May 15 Filing Deadline: Charitable Solicitation Registration

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Mark your calendars! If your nonprofit’s fiscal year ends on December 31, state charitable renewals are due starting May 15. Note that this coincides with the IRS Form 990 due date.

Most states require a copy of Form 990 to … Read more

Online Donation Form Optimization: What to Keep and What to Ditch

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Any nonprofit wishing to be successful in this digital age must incorporate online initiatives into its fundraising strategy — and that means relying on online donation software.

You’ve probably come across numerous online donation tools on various nonprofit websites, so … Read more

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

IRS Form 990 due May 15, 2017

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Posted on March 22, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Important Compliance Deadline for Nonprofits: Form 990 is due on 5/15/2017

For nonprofits on a calendar tax year, the annual 990 return is due May 15, 2017. You must file this return in order to keep your organization’s federal tax … Read more

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

New Law Streamlining Form 990 Extensions Comes into Effect

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Posted on February 21, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Nonprofits rejoice! The long-awaited streamlining of Form 990 extensions will finally come into effect for the 2016 tax year (i.e. tax years beginning January 1, 2016). Form 990 tax returns are due four and a half months after the exempt … Read more

The Four S’s to Successful Nonprofit Marketing

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Posted on January 26, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

A post by Marcy Ogborn, Content Manager for GiveGab. 

What constitutes as effective communication and marketing for nonprofit organizations is continually changing, but there are certain strategies you can implement that are timeless. By following the 4 S’s of successful … Read more

Harbor Compliance and National Council of Nonprofits Help Nonprofits with Fundraising Registration Compliance

Harbor Compliance and National Council of Nonprofits Help Nonprofits with Fundraising Registration Compliance

Harbor Compliance and National Council of Nonprofits Help Nonprofits with Fundraising Registration Compliance

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Posted on January 26, 2017, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

New Publication Provides Information on State Registration Requirements for Fundraising

Harbor Compliance and the National Council of Nonprofits (Council of Nonprofits) announced a “Best Practices Partnership” and unveiled a resource guide to help nonprofits with often-misunderstood state fundraising registration requirements.… Read more

End of Year Compliance for Nonprofits 2016

End of Year Compliance for Nonprofits 2016

End of Year Compliance for Nonprofits 2016

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Posted on December 7, 2016, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

 

‘Tis the season of gratitude and celebration. The turkey has been gobbled and the eggnog is aging. There are successes to toast and resolutions to compose. But before you join those nestled children with sugar plums dancing in their … Read more

Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

Free Email Series: 10 Day Nonprofit Startup Bootcamp

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Posted on November 18, 2016, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

Starting a nonprofit is a great way to give back to your community and help those in need. No matter what your cause is, starting a nonprofit will help you support it. Government applications may seem like a lot of work … Read more

Make the Most of Giving Tuesday and Holiday Fundraising

Make the Most of Giving Tuesday and Holiday Fundraising

Make the Most of Giving Tuesday and Holiday Fundraising

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Posted on November 16, 2016, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

You’ve worked hard this year. You’ve done an incredible job with your programming and have maximized the impact of each dollar raised. Your donors are impressed and spreading the word about your impact every way they know how – casual … Read more

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