Posts Tagged: charities

Protecting the Public from Charity Scams

Beware of charity scams. Do your homework before donating. Those are the warnings issued to the public by CNBC in a recent report about fraudulent nonprofits. The CNBC report focused on an unprecedented enforcement action in 2015. The Federal Trade Commission, along with all 50 states and other law enforcement authorities, filed a complaint against …

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Proposal to Balance the Federal Budget on the Backs of Charities…

The co-chairs of President Obama’s deficit commission released a proposal this past Wednesday that threatens to limit tax breaks for charitable donations. According to the a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy (http://bit.ly/lfnp133j), the committee co-chairs feel that limiting the tax breaks on charitable donations is a possible way to curtail the nation’s budget …

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