Meet Sherry Amspacher, Corporate Filing Guru
Posted on November 12, 2018, by Reagan Lehman in Company Culture.
This is the first article in a series highlighting a valued member of the Harbor Compliance team. Get to know Sherry Amspacher, Compliance Specialist and Team Lead in our corporate filings department, as she shares some thoughts on the challenges … Read more
6 Fundraising Activities That Trigger Special Requirements
Raffling a quilt? Working on a grant application? Hiring a consultant to work on a new email campaign? When you’re looking for creative new ways to reach out and drive support for your mission, regulatory due diligence is generally not … Read more
Spooked by Corporate Licensing? 10 Frightful Filing Traps and How to Avoid Them
Posted on October 30, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.
Many of the people at the licensing boards and other authorities we deal with every day work hard to make licensure and corporate filings run smoothly. Still, hidden within the labyrinth of 150,000 licensing agencies, each with its own set … Read more
Changing Your Nonprofit’s Address: A Comprehensive Guide
Moving is never fun. And when it’s your nonprofit that’s moving, the process is even more taxing. Failure to change an address or doing so in the wrong way may seem like a simple oversight, but can have significant implications … Read more
What Licenses Do You Need to Start a Business? 6 Frequently Asked Questions
Posted on October 1, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.
You’ve done your research and laid out your strategy, and the time is looking good for launching your business. So how do you make your vision a reality? Figuring out what steps you need to take and which regulations apply … Read more
How Technology Enhances the IRS Form 990 Filing Process
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
Tips and Resources for Efficient Nonprofit Compliance
Posted on September 10, 2018, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.
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
Registered Agents and Business Addresses
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 … Read more
5 Creative Ways to Amplify Donations Through Your Website
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.
Online fundraising takes advantage of the new opportunities that the internet presents: … Read more
Protect Board Members and Officers From Risks: Resources To Help You Manage Compliance
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