Nonprofit

Conflict-of-interest policies are too important for nonprofits to neglect

Does your not-for-profit organization have a conflict-of-interest policy in place? Do your board members, trustees and key employees understand how the policy affects them? If you answer “no” to either (or both) of these questions, you have some work to do. A duty Nonprofit board officers, directors, trustees and key employees all must avoid conflicts […]

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Congress rolls back burdensome UBIT on transportation benefits

A much-hated tax on not-for-profit organizations is on the way out. At the end of 2019, Congress repealed a provision of 2017’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that triggered the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) of 21% on nonprofit employers that provide employees with transportation fringe benefits. Unequipped to handle the additional administrative burdens […]

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The Disaster Act Repeals “parking tax” for Tax Exempt Organizations

Senate passed the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 (commonly referred to as the Disaster Act,) on Thursday, December 19th. The Disaster Act: Repeals the requirement of “unrelated business taxation income (UBTI) of tax exempt organizations to be increased by expenses related to qualified transportation fringe benefits,” commonly known as the “parking […]

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How nonprofits can take advantage of corporate volunteers

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, 47% of companies offer a community volunteer program for employees. Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose has found that large companies are even more likely to sponsor volunteer activities: 61% offer paid-release time volunteer programs or a structured corporate volunteer program. If your not-for-profit suffers from a chronic […]

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