Private Foundations Articles
Posted by Robert Torella on December 15, 2020
Most states have laws regulating charitable solicitations and when not-for-profits must register with state agencies. Unfortunately, the rules are different in each state and compliance can be challenging and time-consuming.
Posted by Megan Morris on December 04, 2020
The IRS released a revenue ruling (Revenue Ruling 2020-27) on November 18, 2020 that addresses the timing of eligible expense deductions for taxpayers that have received a loan under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and that expect to receive loan forgiveness. In conjunction with the release of Revenue Ruling 2020-27, the IRS announced a safe harbor procedure (Revenue Procedure 2020-51) for eligible taxpayers that have paid or incurred otherwise eligible PPP expenses during 2020, but loan forgiveness is denied or the taxpayer decides not to request loan forgiveness.
Posted by Cathleen Karpik on November 09, 2020
Despite a rough year, many nonprofits have weathered the pandemic relatively well. In fact, some are now experiencing a surge in volunteer interest. To ensure you have enough helping hands, take time now to learn what your volunteers need and want and, if necessary, reorganize your volunteer program to accommodate them.
Posted by Christopher Lukowski on October 08, 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have shifted to work-from-home arrangements to protect the safety of their workers. This trend is expected to continue even after the pandemic ends. Unfortunately, the chances of intellectual property theft (or inadvertent loss) are generally greater when employees work at home.
Posted by Sarah Hopkins on October 07, 2020
In many organizations, both employees and employers have become accustomed to remote work and want to make it permanent. But before your nonprofit breaks its office lease, it needs to consider several factors.
Posted by Kathleen Strobele on September 22, 2020
Employers already know they must pay non-exempt employees for every hour they work, however, when those employees work from home it's harder to keep track of those hours. The Department of Labor has just issued a “field assistance bulletin” to remind employers of what's required.
Posted by Robert Torella on August 10, 2020
Several months into the COVID-19 crisis, most not-for-profits have formulated at least a temporary plan for sustaining operations, but short-term solutions should be complemented by long-term strategic planning that reprioritizes objectives.
Posted by Mark Stack on July 29, 2020
The IRS recently issued Notice 2020-54 regarding employers’ requirement to report the amount of qualified sick leave wages and qualified family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), (P. L. No. 116-127).