Payments to Charities

Final regulations from the Treasury Department were published and made effective on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, regarding the treatment of payments (not charitable contributions) to charitable entities in return for consideration (value). The regulations finalize proposed regulations issued in December 2019 and incorporate previously published IRS guidance. For a...

Nonprofit Joint Ventures: Basics

A charitable nonprofit may engage in a joint venture (JV) with a for-profit entity subject to some important limitations. It’s critical for nonprofit leaders to understand these limitations in contemplating and negotiating a JV to avoid jeopardizing its tax-exempt status, unlawfully diverting charitable assets, and conferring a prohibited private...