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Question of the Week

April 3, 2020
We are a nonprofit parent teacher association that has 501(c)(3) recognition. We are not tax-exempt. We fundraised $50,000 for a spring trip to Washington that was canceled by our district. Each family did individual fundraising to cover the cost of their trip.  Can I give that fundraised money back in the form of cash or would I be able to deposit it into the child's lunch account? I don't think it's right that I hold all that money in a general fund to use towards next year’s trip when the kids/parents that fundraised that money will not be going. What should I do?  ... read more

Employment Law

March 2, 2020

A terminated YMCA executive may proceed with claims of discrimination under the Aged...Read more

Adjuncts at Catholic university not covered by NLRA

The federal Court of Appeals for the District...

Can Volunteer Protection Act protect from state wage claim?

How does the federal Volunteer Protection Act...

Employee denied workers’ comp for injury at “Fun Day”

A woman working as a cook for a nonprofit...

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Lead Stories

March 6, 2020

While national attention has been paid to the urgency of getting more women on for-profit...

Lessons from Litigation

March 31, 2020

A trustee found liable for breach of fiduciary duty and ordered to pay $1.6 million in attorney...Read more

Montana Court says Jehovah’s Witnesses need not report child abuse

The Montana state Supreme Court has reversed...

Accepting Board-approved salary is not breach of fiduciary duty

A nonprofit CEO who accepted a substantial...

Must insurance cover 137 yard hole-in-one?

Old White Charities, which operates the...

Tax Matters

March 10, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service has won another battle against deductions for conservation...Read more

Court refuses to consider nonbelievers’ challenge to church exemption

A federal District Court in the District of...

Donor Advised Funds continue to grow

The total number of donor advised funds and...

Friends of Library bookstore denied exemption from real estate tax

A “friends of the library” in Oregon is a...

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