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July 16-31, 2006
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Congress Passes Charity Provisions,
Gift Incentives in Pension Bill

Incentives would expire in two years;
“reform” provisions would be permanent

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Power of Attorney Authorizes Gifts
Only in Best Interest of Principal

Nephew’s transfer of $820,000 to himself
is overturned so that charity may receive bequest

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Referral Agency Not Liable For Injuries
Caused by Service Provider on List

Court says agency had no duty to protect,
and could not control conduct of third-party provider

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What Do We Mean When We Say “Nonprofit”?
Terminology obscures distinctions that are critical
to understanding the rules that apply to organizations

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Issues Notes

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  • Thursday with the Editor, August 10

To the Point

Our articles of incorporation state that our 501(c)(3) religious nonprofit cannot own stock. Is there any way we can change the articles or adopt a new policy on investing? Answer

Lessons from Litigation  Full Article

  • Nonprofit partially stops retaliatory legislation
  • Court affirms convictions in solicitation scheme
  • Headhunter not liable for CEO’s incompetence

Tax Matters Full Article

  • State law can’t grant retroactive extension
    for fraternities to file for tax exemption

Employment Law Full Article

  • Nonprofit exec not totally unemployed
    if volunteering for organization
  • Court dismisses retaliation claim under ERISA

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