Category Archives: Jobs

California’s Minimum Wage Increases

No matter how you feel about it, on July 1, 2014 the minimum wage will increase from $8 to $9 per hour in California. Our friend Nicole Kamm from the law firm Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan shared with … Continue reading

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NY State Supreme Court Rejects Compensation Cap

Should there be a cap on nonprofit executive’s compensation? We told you before that the Governor of New York thinks so. But the Nassau County state Supreme Court disagrees. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s regulation, which he issued more than two years … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Growth Outpaces For-Profits 50:1

Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector sometimes point out that nonprofits employ 10% of the of American workers. But did you know that the growth in nonprofits during the last decade exceeded that of for profits by … Continue reading

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IRS Suspends Exempt Orgs Head

Yesterday Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS division on exempt organizations, refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing. Today the IRS put her on an indefinite administrative leave. This comes in response to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on … Continue reading

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Revised I-9 Form for New Hires

Earlier we asked you if your nonprofit has any independent contractors. Today it’s time to ask about employees. Has your nonprofit recently hired or is it hiring new employees? If so, it needs to be aware of the revised Form … Continue reading

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Hired a Contractor? The EDD Has A Form for You

Has your organization hired an independent contractor? If so, it may be required to file a Report of Independent Contractor. Any nonprofit operating in California that hires an individual or sole proprietor to do $600 or more worth of contract … Continue reading

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Federal Loan Forgiveness Program Redefined

Is your nonprofit having trouble attracting quality employees? The Department of Education just made it a little harder for religious organizations. The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program allows grads who take public-service jobs and make on-time loan payments for 10 … Continue reading

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Nonprofits Get A Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans

You may know that Congress recently provided a tax credit for businesses that hire veterans. You may not know that nonprofits are also eligible for the credit. Here’s how it works: Your organization can claim the lesser of the work … Continue reading

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Non-Profits Are Leaders in Job Growth

Nonprofits are adding jobs at a higher rate than the economy as a whole according to a study by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Civil Society. As reported by Caroline Preston in the The Chronicle of Philanthropy (http://bit.ly/lfnp110j), in … Continue reading

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