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Uniform Trust Code Does Not
Control Nonprofit Corporations
Virginia Supreme Court rejects contention
that would change law for all charitable corporations

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Board of Unincorporated Association
Not Personally Liable for Injury
Court says plaintiff did not plead
specific acts by specific people

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Plaintiffs Entitled to Legal Fees
Under Theory of Indemnification
Church members may recover costs
when suing to stop amendment to articles

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Historic House Museum
Must Comply with ADA

Court says removal of wheelchair barriers
would be readily achievable and not disruptive

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Ready Reference Page - No. 106
New “Core Form” 990 Presents
Revised Look for Nonprofit Finances--Part III
IRS asks entirely new question about “diversion” of assets
and what the organization has done about it

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Issues Notes

  • Kramer to talk on gifts with strings attached
  • Talk with the Editor, Wednesday, September 17

To the Point

I have developed a webstore for our nonprofit animal rescue group and serve as the webmaster for the website that includes the online store.  I also operate a personal webstore that sells similar items.  I in no way use any contacts from the nonprofit webstore to link to my website.  Is this a conflict of interest?
Answer

Lessons from Litigation  Full Article

  • Court denies arbitration of charitable trust issues
  • Nonprofit may determine members in governing documents
  • Nonprofit wins “storm in progress” defense
  • Court reverses “clearly improper” injunction in church dispute

Tax Matters Full Article

  • Tax credit project denied exemption
  • Property waiting rehab not entitled to exemption

Employment Law Full Article

  • Prima facie standard different in work force reduction

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