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New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

New York Creates Additional Reporting Requirements for Soliciting Nonprofit Organizations

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Posted on March 22, 2021, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Update for November 12, 2021: New York Gov. Hochul has signed S4817a/A1141a, which repeals the redundant Department of State filing requirement.

Effective January 1, 2021, many nonprofit organizations that register with the New York Attorney General – Charities Bureau will … Read more

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

In a COVID-19 World, Do You Know Who Your Registered Agents Are?

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Posted on March 2, 2021, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Registered Agent.

In every state, business entities such as LLCs need to appoint a registered agent when they form or register. The registered agent’s job is to receive service of process at its physical location and forward it to the organization it … Read more

Insurance 101: How to Get Licensed as an Insurance Agent

Insurance 101: How to Get Licensed as an Insurance Agent

Insurance 101: How to Get Licensed as an Insurance Agent

Posted on January 15, 2021, by Emily Lazration in Business Compliance.

The insurance industry offers plenty of rewarding career opportunities. As an insurance agent, not only will you work to protect your clients from various risks, but you’ll have the chance to advance your career and earn money. 

It’s important to … Read more

Nonprofit Sector Update: 2020 NAAG/NASCO Conference

Nonprofit Sector Update: 2020 NAAG/NASCO Conference

Nonprofit Sector Update: 2020 NAAG/NASCO Conference

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Posted on December 14, 2020, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

November 17th and 18th, 2020, marked the public sessions of the annual NAAG/NASCO Conference. Harbor Compliance is a proud yearly attendee of the NAAG/NASCO conference. We are committed to discussing the biggest challenges facing the sector with state regulators so … Read more

6 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising Strategy Today

6 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising Strategy Today

6 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising Strategy Today

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Posted on November 18, 2020, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising can be difficult in the best of times. Now, during an economic downturn and a national pandemic, it’s become even more difficult. At the beginning of 2020, the fundraising trends showed only positive prospects for nonprofits. Now that we’re … Read more

Giving Tuesday 2021: Resources for Nonprofit and Donor Success

Giving Tuesday 2021: Resources for Nonprofit and Donor Success

Giving Tuesday 2021: Resources for Nonprofit and Donor Success

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Posted on October 30, 2020, by Harbor Compliance in Industry News, Nonprofit Compliance.

Every year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, the world joins together for a day of global giving. On that day, Giving Tuesday, we lift one another up. We share a message of unity and hope. Nonprofits and donors partner to … Read more

Contracts: An Important Tool for Minimizing Risk in Construction

Contracts: An Important Tool for Minimizing Risk in Construction

Contracts: An Important Tool for Minimizing Risk in Construction

Posted on October 27, 2020, by Patrick Hogan in Business Compliance.

Minimizing risk involves doing everything within your power to diminish the possibility of an unfavorable circumstance and its probable effects. 

The ability of construction contractors, subcontractors and clients to manage risks contributes largely to the success of a project. To … Read more

Fundraising in the Time of COVID-19

Fundraising in the Time of COVID-19

Fundraising in the Time of COVID-19

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Posted on October 12, 2020, by Harbor Compliance in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Why nonprofits shouldn’t panic about fundraising during the global pandemic.

The world has been struggling to find a safe new normal as we enter the half-year marker of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many industries have faced unprecedented challenges trying to protect … Read more

9 Tips to Transitioning Your Fundraising Online

9 Tips to Transitioning Your Fundraising Online

9 Tips to Transitioning Your Fundraising Online

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By necessity, nonprofits must look to move their fundraising online to continue serving their communities. Many charities struggle with the resources or know-how to be able to transition their fundraising online seamlessly.

It is understandable to feel anxious, apprehensive and … Read more

Compliance Reminder: IRS Form 990 Deadline is July 15, 2020

Compliance Reminder: IRS Form 990 Deadline is July 15, 2020

Compliance Reminder: IRS Form 990 Deadline is July 15, 2020

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Posted on July 10, 2020, by Harbor Compliance in Nonprofit Compliance.

Effective April 9, 2020, the IRS extended the due date of Form 990 series annual information returns per Notice 2020-23. This action was taken in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The deadline for tax-exempt organizations that file the … Read more