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5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business

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Posted on February 8, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance.

Different industries come with various inherent risks. Businesses in engineering and architecture are typically more dangerous for employees and third parties because of the equipment used and the types of projects being completed. You need to have the right insurance … Read more

Compliance Check: Are You Ready for New Business From IIJA?

Compliance Check: Are You Ready for New Business From IIJA?

Compliance Check: Are You Ready for New Business From IIJA?

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Posted on January 28, 2022, by Laura Worker in Business Compliance, Registered Agent.

In 2022, architecture, engineering, and construction businesses (AEC) expect significant opportunities to come from the passing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

To prepare, forward-thinking firms should be planning for expansion into new jurisdictions and maintaining good standing … 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

Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers

Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers

Next Generation Charity Auction and Event Fundraisers

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Posted on October 21, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants.

Pivot, convert, virtual, hybrid, online. These are all new terms used in the charity auction landscape–a silver lining that, in the Coronavirus cloud, can fully fund your charity’s financial needs. Gala events with lavish rooms, food, and entertainment are the … Read more

California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law

California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law

California Gov. Newsom Signs Fundraising Platform Bill Into Law

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Posted on October 8, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Industry News.

On October 7, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 488, the long-awaited legislation regulating internet platforms. This law is the first of its kind to regulate online fundraising and gives the state of California critical … 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

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

IRS Now Requires Entities to File Updates to Responsible Party

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Posted on September 3, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

Effective July 30, 2021, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urges entities with Employer Identification Numbers (EINs) to update the federal records if there has been a change in the responsible party or contact information. Citing security measures, the IRS reminds … 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

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Employee Activity Challenge Benefits a Worthy Cause

Posted on August 16, 2021, by Christy Weaver in Company Culture.

During the month of July, the Harbor Compliance team stepped up its game—literally! We split into 10 teams and competed in an activity challenge that concluded with our winning four-person team logging a whopping 1,455,774 steps.

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