Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/20/22

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “How America Lost One Million People … THE MAGNITUDE OF THE country’s loss is nearly impossible to grasp. … It is the result of many factors, including elected officials who […]

Alternatives to Starting a Nonprofit

Many well-intended individuals who want to work on addressing public, social, and environmental needs think about starting a charitable nonprofit. Founding and leading a nonprofit may be viewed as a badge of significance and honor. But before moving forward, founders of a charitable venture should first consider the alternatives. Similarly, lawyers and bar associations asked […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/13/22

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The explosive leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade not only focused the nation on the magnitude of the change facing abortion rights, it also signaled the rise […]

10 +1 Key Current Developments: 2022 Georgetown EO Conference

Georgetown Law held its 39th Annual Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations Conference in-person and by livestream. Here are some of the highlights from the session on Key Current Developments presented by Jean Tom (Davis Wright Tremaine) and Ofer Lion (Seyfarth) with some of my notes and comments interspersed. Annual Bruce R. Hopkins Memorial Session: 2022 […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 5/6/22

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “The Supreme Court has voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, according to an initial draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito circulated inside the court […]

Selected Highlights 2022 Georgetown Exempt Organizations Conference – IRS, Treasury, Capitol Hill

Georgetown Law held its 39th Annual Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations Conference in-person and by livestream on April 28-29, 2022. Here are some of the highlights from the sessions presented by representatives of the IRS, Treasury, and staffers on Capitol Hill: 2022 Message from the IRS Director, Exempt Organizations and Government Entities: Priorities FY 2021 […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/29/22

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “‘It’s Life or Death’: The Mental Health Crisis Among U.S. Teens Depression, self-harm and suicide are rising among American adolescents.” NY Times “Elon Musk struck a deal on Monday to […]

Is a Compensated Nonprofit Officer an Employee?

Nonprofits with compensated workers must respect applicable laws governing the distinction between employees and independent contractor. Getting it wrong can result in significant risk exposure to the organizations and even personal liability to board members. For example, nonprofits that misclassify workers as independent contractors may be responsible for unpaid payroll taxes, interest, and penalties (and […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 4/22/22

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: “Climate change is and will continue to touch almost everything around us, from our septic tanks to your seasonal allergies and the turbulence you experience on your next flight. The […]

Compensating Nonprofit Board Members

Many of us serve as volunteer board members of a charitable nonprofit organization. But some nonprofit board members get paid for their service. There are strong feelings about the propriety of compensating nonprofit board members that are worth exploring before arriving at any conclusions. The Law Federal tax laws applicable to public charities do not […]