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Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Licensing, Simplified: Comprehensive Guides for the Toughest Industries

Posted on June 26, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

Licensing facilitates growth and enables reliable performance. Yet maintaining licensing across a dynamic operational footprint can be challenging. Each state handles licensing differently, with unique requirements, processes, and timelines to navigate.

Having the right information in hand makes this task … Read more

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

6 Great Software Solutions for Your Fundraising Event

Posted on May 28, 2019, by Joshua Meyer in Fundraising and Grants.

When running a fundraising event, there can be a lot to keep track of: planning the fundraiser, booking venues or speakers, and more. This means you have to take advantage of all the resources available to you. In terms of … Read more

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Annual Reports: The Ultimate Guide

Businesses and nonprofits are generally required to file annual reports in each state where they are registered. These reports keep state authorities up to date on critical information regarding your entity, such as contact information, office locations, and officers and … Read more

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Get Ready for 990 and Fundraising Registration Renewals Due May 15!

Posted on April 12, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Nonprofit Compliance.

May 15 is a big deadline for charitable solicitation registration renewals and IRS Form 990 filings. For nonprofits operating on a calendar tax year, Form 990 is due May 15. Currently, 13 states also require those organizations to file their … Read more

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

EIN Requirements to Change May 13

Posted on April 11, 2019, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance, Industry News.

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that beginning May 13, corporate entities will no longer be allowed to use their existing Employer Identification Number (EIN) to obtain an EIN for another entity. Only individuals with tax identification numbers may request … Read more

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

6 New Fundraising Trends to Keep Your Eye On In 2019

Posted on April 4, 2019, by Abby Jarvis in Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising comes with its challenges, but there are effective and creative ways to meet them. If you’re looking to up your fundraising game, look no further than this year’s newest trends. From the type of digital content you use to … Read more

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Foreign Qualification: The Ultimate Guide

Posted on April 2, 2019, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

When you’re ready to expand operations into a new state, one of the first tasks you need to tackle is registering your business with the secretary of state, a process known as foreign qualification. Foreign qualification is generally required to … Read more

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

3 Tips for Turning Your Corporate Sponsorship into a Lasting Partnership

Posted on March 21, 2019, by Renee Zau in Nonprofit Compliance.

Congrats! You’ve just wrapped up your organization’s biggest charity event of the year. While it would be nice to put your feet up and relax, you’re likely already working on turning all of those attendees into recurring donors.

But what … Read more

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

8 Strategies to Eliminate Your Donor Management Blues

Posted on March 7, 2019, by Bloomerang in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Startup.

Donor management can be one of the trickiest things for new nonprofits to get the hang of, especially if they don’t have the tools they need to do it well.

When most nonprofits first get started, they record just about … Read more

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Employee Spotlight – Meet Katherine Breslin, J.D., LL.M., Compliance Specialist

Posted on February 28, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Company Culture.

An attorney with an advanced degree in taxation, Katherine Breslin brings more than 10 years of law firm experience with a focus on nonprofit organizations to the Harbor Compliance team. Get to know this valued team member as she shares … Read more

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