Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 2/1/19

Stay informed of the week’s notable events and shared resources with this curated list of Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. https://nonprofitlawblog.com/category/tweets-of-the-week/ Notable Events of the Week: “More than two years into his administration, the disconnect between President Trump and the Republican establishment on foreign policy has rarely been as stark. In recent days, the president’s […]

WCTEO 2018 Highlights

The 2018 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO) is currently taking place in Los Angeles. Here are some selected running highlights. Washington Updates IRS 2018-2019 Priority Guidance Plan – Implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (Items 21, 34, 39, 40, 58); Exempt Organizations (pp. 16-17); General Tax Issues (Item 11) Average processing time of exemption […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/20/18

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: “President Trump stood next to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday and publicly challenged the conclusion of his own intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election, […]

IRS TE/GE FY 2017 Accomplishments and IRS FY 2017 Data Book

In connection with the release of the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan (which we wrote about here), the IRS promised to release the complete FY 2017 (Oct. 1, 2016, to Sept. 30, 2017) accomplishments when final results became available. The Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2017 Accomplishments was released on March […]

2017 Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations (WCTEO)

The Western Conference on Tax-Exempt Organizations (WCTEO), my #1 go-to conference every year for the past 12 years, will be held at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles on Thursday, November 30, and Friday, December 1. NEO Law Group is proud to be a first-time Gold Sponsor of the WCTEO. With a schedule […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 10/13/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: Wild fires in Northern California have consumed more than 91,000 acres in Napa and Sonoma and have yet to be even minimally contained. NY Times President Trump in his criticism of Puerto Rico said “We […]

IRS Work Plan FY 2018 (and Draft Form 1024-A)

On September 28, 2017, the IRS released its Tax Exempt and Government Entities FY 2018 Work Plan. Below are some excerpts from the Commissioners about the IRS Work Plan for the division generally in charge of nonprofit tax compliance and some highlights from the Plan: We enter Fiscal Year 2018 as a more cohesive and efficient […]

Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector: Oversight, Federal Law Perspective

Earlier today, I had the honor of testifying at the first hearing of the Select Committee on the Non-Profit Sector. Here is my draft written testimony (some of which I omitted from my verbal testimony in the interest of time): Good afternoon Madame Chair and Members of the Select Committee. It’s a historic day marking the […]

Comparing 501(c)(3) vs. 501(c)(4) for Nonprofit Startups

A nonprofit organization organized and operated for charitable purposes may be exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code while a nonprofit organized and operated for social welfare purposes may be exempt under Section 501(c)(4) of the Code. We are often asked about the difference between the terms “charitable” and “social welfare” and why an […]