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October 19-26, 2021
We are a 501(c)(3) charity that is nationally registered with the Internal Revenue Service, but we're having trouble getting through all the individual state fundraising registrations. We thought that selling event tickets or products were exempt but now we're not sure. What do we have to do? Answer

Employment Law


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Employee wins punitive damages for failure to accommodate

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NY whistleblower law creates private right of action

An employee of a foundation who complained of...

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Lead Stories

October 19, 2021
A federal District Court in Connecticut has enjoined the state from enforcing some of the... Read more
Smithsonian Gets Cy Pres Power To Modify Display Requirement for Collection

When the widow of British explorer and artist...

Amazon Smiles May Reject Alleged Hate Group

An alleged hate group may be rejected from...

Supreme Court Says California Cannot Require Filing of Schedule B

After nearly a decade of litigation over...

Lessons from Litigation

October 12, 2021

A director of a nonprofit corporation who brought suit against her fellow directors for breach...Read more

Hawai’i AG may subpoena records for investigation

The Attorney General of Hawai’i is authorized...

Defamation plaintiff lacks standing to contest charity’s exemption

A plaintiff seeking damages for defamation...

Release fails to protect city from sinkhole liability

A broad release signed by a participant...

Tax Matters

September 28, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service has denied 501(c)(3) exemption as a church to a group whose...Read more

State senator deemed “disqualified person” of charity

A former state senator who operated a charity...

Tax Court affirms excess benefit taxes, penalties

In a rare case in which the imposition of...

Senior home denied tax exemption

A Pennsylvania appellate court has affirmed...

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