Nonprofit organizations have a positive effect on and are a significant part of California’s economy by generating significant revenues and providing jobs.
Posts Categorized: Volunteers
Is it Better to Use Volunteers or Unpaid Interns?
Does your nonprofit use volunteers or unpaid interns? You may remember that last year California started fining employers who misclassify employees between $5,000-15,000 per incident in addition to any other penalties or fines. This not only applies to when an employee is misclassified as an independent contractor, but can also apply when an employee is misclassified …
LEARN THE LEGAL PITFALLS OF NON-PROFITS
Do you serve on a non-profit board? Or do you count non-profits among your clients? Charitable non-profits operate in a world of laws applicable only to them. The attorneys of the The Law Firm for Non-Profits will teach you how to spot potential legal pitfalls of non-profits before they erupt into disruptive legal problems or …
Political Activity Policies are Critical for Nonprofits
Do your nonprofit’s employees or volunteers tweet, post, blog, Facebook, or just yell in the streets about their political preferences? If the answer is yes or you’re not sure, your organization may need to take steps to protect its tax-exempt status. 501(c)(3) organizations are “absolutely prohibited” from engaging, either directly or indirectly, in political activity. …
Mandatory Reporter Legislation Will Not Go Forward
Mandatory reporter legislation as been pulled