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Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Certificate of Good Standing: What’s in a Name?

Posted on July 16, 2018, by Reagan Lehman in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

Certificate of good standing, certificate of existence, certificate of status: states call them by different names, which can cause a bit of confusion for people who don’t work with them all day. In fact, one of our specialists recently ran … Read more

Online Retailers and State Sales Tax After South Dakota v. Wayfair

Online Retailers and State Sales Tax After <em>South Dakota v. Wayfair</em>

Online Retailers and State Sales Tax After South Dakota v. Wayfair

Posted on July 9, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance.

The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair opens the door to significant expansions of state sales tax obligations for online retailers. In the wake of the decision, many interstate and online sellers may find that they … Read more

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Forget Sink or Swim — Just Sail

Posted on July 6, 2018, by Betsy Gonzalez in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

The old saying “sink or swim” feels apt when it comes to navigating government regulations. By the time many of our clients come to us, they feel like they’re drowning in government forms and fine print.

While the paperwork can … Read more

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

New Requirements for Nonprofits and Fundraisers Soliciting in Florida

Effective July 1, 2018, nonprofits and fundraisers that solicit contributions in Florida are subject to new accounting and recordkeeping requirements. Florida Senate Bill 740, signed into law in March 23 as Chapter No. 2018-84, made changes to the state’s charitable … Read more

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

Six Things to Do Once Your Nonprofit Has Registered for Fundraising

Posted on June 25, 2018, by James Gilmer in Nonprofit Compliance, Nonprofit Startup.

If your organization has invested in meeting all of your state charitable registration requirements, congratulations! By simply registering, you’ve already demonstrated your commitment to transparency in the nonprofit sector and accountability to your donors. You may, however, still be wondering … Read more

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Get a Better Return on Your Investment in Compliance

Posted on June 25, 2018, by admin in Business Compliance.

Every business must complete its share of regulatory paperwork, from business licenses to annual reports to tax filings. But you don’t have to tie up staff hours doing it. And you don’t have to slow your business to match the … Read more

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing a Registered Agent

Posted on June 11, 2018, by James Gilmer in Business Compliance.

When you form a business, start a nonprofit, or register to do business in any state, appointing a registered agent is required. A registered agent is also required for many state licenses. The function of the registered agent is to … Read more

Making Multi-Channel Fundraising Asks: 5 Tech-Powered Tips

Making Multi-Channel Fundraising Asks: 5 Tech-Powered Tips

Making Multi-Channel Fundraising Asks: 5 Tech-Powered Tips

Posted on May 29, 2018, by Abby Jarvis in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Does it feel like your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts are focused on just one or two channels? For most organizations, there are a handful of fundraising channels that get prioritized over all others when it’s time to make solicitations.

While this … Read more

Risk Management and Compliance

Risk Management and Compliance

Risk Management and Compliance

Posted on May 21, 2018, by admin in Business Compliance, Nonprofit Compliance.

At every phase in their lifecycles, organizations have regulatory obligations to fulfill, from secretary of state registrations to business licenses to tax registrations, and everything in between. While it can seem like a lot of senseless paperwork, these requirements provide … Read more

Strategies for a Successful, Compliant Cause Marketing Campaign

Strategies for a Successful, Compliant Cause Marketing Campaign

Strategies for a Successful, Compliant Cause Marketing Campaign

May 24 is Red Nose Day, a campaign by Walgreens and Comic Relief that invites supporters to “get their red nose on,” upload their best comic selfies, and raise money to fight child poverty. The success of Red Nose … Read more

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