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New IRS Guide for Tax-Exempt Organizations Considering Gaming Activities

Silent Auction? Opportunity Drawing? Raffle? Casino Night? All of these are viable fundraising events for nonprofits and also considered to be gaming activities (i.e., gambling). In order for tax-exempt organizations to make sure they are compliant with the rules regarding such activities, the IRS has published a new guide at The publication addresses the …


Rules of Disclosure: Non-Profit Documents General Public Has Rights To

What information must a nonprofit disclose to the general public? This question has come up several times in the past few months. The IRS and some states require nonprofits to provide certain items upon request. However, often times, members of the public ask for documents they have no right to view. The IRS requires tax-exempt …