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Question of the Week

January 26-February 2, 2021
If someone wanted to donate to a charity but was afraid of being persecuted for it (perhaps losing their job) if it were to become known, how might they keep it confidential?  Are charities required to disclose their donors? If not, is it typical for them to do so? If someone donates as “anonymous,” can the donor's identity become known to the public -- perhaps via credit card record or other means? Answer

Employment Law

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January 19, 2021

The director of planned giving at a nonprofit school of engineering who files a complaint with...Read more

EEOC claim jeopardized by failure to report in bankruptcy

A federal District Court in Chicago has ruled...

Gates Foundation breached at will employment contract

An appellate court in Washington has held...

Claim of policy violation does not protect whistleblower

An employee of a nonprofit pharmacy is not...

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Lead Stories

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The Military Sexual Trauma Movement was formed in 2018 as a 501(c)(4) organization to help... Read more

Lessons from Litigation

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January 26, 2021

When the defendant in a criminal case in Colorado wanted to get rid of a GPS ankle monitoring...Read more

Church board may remove pastor

The board of trustees of an Independent...

Must children of settlors of charitable trust be trustees?

Children of the settlors of a charitable...

Parents can’t sue religious school over students’ dismissal

A trial court in Texas has no jurisdiction to...

Tax Matters

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January 19, 2021

Real estate owned by Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a member of the Pennsylvania System of...Read more

Deductions reduced for historic façade easements

The Tax Court has significantly reduced the...

Founder of nonprofit can’t claim losses from “S” corporation

The founder of a nonprofit corporation may...

Library cannot get federal injunction against tax sale

A nonprofit library in Maine has been unable...

February 2021 Webinar

Bylaws: The "Constitution" of Nonprofits - The Art and Science of Making Them Work
February 16, 2021
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