Licensure vs. Certification: What’s the Difference?
Every industry has its own demands and requirements to operate a business without interruption. If you own or operate a business in architecture, engineering, or construction, you are likely aware of your licensing requirements. But, are you also aware … Read more
5 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Architecture and Engineering Business
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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