Posts Tagged: 501(c)(3)

The Pros and Cons of Operating a 501(c)(3)

Most new charitable organizations are looking to become tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3). However, before making the decision to incorporate as a nonprofit corporation and apply for tax-exemption, it is important to know the pros and cons. Operating a nonprofit corporation with 501(c)(3) status comes with significant advantages, namely income tax-exemptions for the …

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Educational 501(c)(3): Does Your Organization Meet the Criteria?

May 10, 2021 Posted by Casey Summar in Non-profits, Nonprofits

What is an educational 501(c)(3)? To qualify as “educational,” an organization does not necessarily have to provide what many may think of as traditional, classroom-style instruction. A nonprofit organization may qualify as an educational 501(c)(3) so long as the intent is to provide individuals or the public with fact-based instruction on ideas or materials that …

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Minimum Wage Increase Goes into Effect on July 1!

Do you know the minimum wage for many nonprofit employees will increase on July 1, 2019? On that date, certain cities and counties in California, as well as the District of Columbia, New Jersey and Oregon, will increase the minimum hourly wage for nonexempt employees. The size of the wage increase may depend whether the …

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New Warnings from the Attorney General

Is your nonprofit a target for the Attorney General? This week, the head of the California Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Section, Tania Ibanez, provided an update on its enforcement of laws regulating charities. That update revealed that the Attorney General is scrutinizing charities that solicit donations for purposes related to veterans, cancer treatment and animal …

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California Attorney General Here to Help Nonprofits

October 25, 2018 Posted by Steven Adamian in Non-profits, Nonprofits

Need help understanding a nonprofit’s reporting requirements with the California Attorney General’s office? Or help curing a nonprofit’s delinquent status with the agency’s Registry of Charitable Trusts? If so, help is here! The Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Section is providing a live webinar on October 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. to address these topics. Specifically, …

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Click a Button, Find a Grant, Now a Reality

Your wish came true! In a recent blog post, we told you about a bill passed by the California legislature that would allow nonprofits to click a button to find all state grants for which it may be eligible. As we and others suggested, thousands of Californians contacted Governor Brown and signed petitions to ask …

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