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Nonprofit executive compensation, road to greed & deception

Nonprofit executive compensation, road to greed & deception

The nonprofit sector has become every bit as greedy as the for-profit sector, and in some cases, it has surpassed the latter. In today’s market, the administrative cost and nonprofit executive compensations has become a direct derivative of the organization’s net income. The more the organization receives, the higher the salary of its executives […]

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How to accept donations for nonprofit organization with Dwolla

How to accept donations for nonprofit organization with Dwolla

For over a decade, PayPal has been a de-facto payment processor for individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations and like every other company with no competition, PayPal has managed to extort their fees from every penny exchanged. Not only PayPal Fees are back breaking for nonprofit organizations, the PayPal customer service leave much to be […]

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Tax Exempt Organizations Public Disclosure Requirements

Tax Exempt Organizations Public Disclosure Requirements

Tax exempt organizations public disclosure requirements. A tax-exempt organization must make readily available for (in-person) public inspection its application for recognition of tax exemption (Form 1023 or 1024) (along with all materials, such as Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, submitted in support of the application (with certain exceptions), and all correspondence to and from […]

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Church Automatic Tax Exemption, The Unpunished American Treason

Church Automatic Tax Exemption, The Unpunished American Treason

Church Tax Exemption, The Unpunished American Treason. Surprisingly, many people don’t fully grasp what tax exemption is, so allow me to elaborate on the subject. Tax exemption is the state of being exempt from paying taxes to State or Federal government on certain income incurred by a qualified organization. This part is easy to […]

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Media relations for nonprofits & some Do’s & Don’ts

Media relations for nonprofits & some Do’s & Don’ts

Whether you are embarking on an expedition to set a world record or planning a fundraising event for your favorite charity, you should never underestimate the power of press. Every activity in the world costs money and even millionaires don’t like to pay for their own expenses. Take Ewan McGregor for example. With $7 […]

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What is an employee, intern & volunteer in nonprofit organization

What is an employee, intern & volunteer in nonprofit organization

For many nonprofits, the savings that come from not paying wages, benefits and taxes provide a great incentive to classify workers as interns or volunteers.  But for the nonprofits that inappropriately classify workers as interns or volunteers, those misclassifications can lead to lengthy governmental investigations or costly lawsuits, including class action litigation.  The consequences […]

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Limitation on lobbying activities by non-profits

Limitation on lobbying activities by non-profits

Limitation on lobbying activities by non-profits. Nonprofit organizations that qualify for federal income tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) have the most favorable tax status, but they also have the most restrictions on government affairs activities. To maintain their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, these organizations must avoid all political […]

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