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July 16-23, 2019
I am the pastor of a 501(c)(3) church. The county we live in is making available to us, at no charge, a house to use as a halfway house for female drug addicts when they get released from the county prison. We are thinking of operating the halfway house as a project of the church under a separate fictitious name. Can we do this? Is it advisable to do this? Or should we help the persons from our church who will run this ministry form another 501 (c)(3)?  Answer

Employment Law

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July 16, 2019

Employees required to sleep overnight in their employer’s group homes for persons with...Read more

Organization lacks standing on discrimination claim

A nonprofit lacks standing to sue the...

Jesuits can’t recover retirement benefits of deceased priest

Despite his vow of poverty and commitment to...

No age discrimination against worker about to retire

The Court of Appeals of Minnesota has...

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Lead Stories

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June 11, 2019

A federal District Court in Massachusetts has dismissed a putative class action brought against...

Director Retains Standing to Sue Even After Removal from Board

A California appellate court has reversed a...

Motion to Take Down Flag Fails to Obtain Votes to Pass

A bylaw “addendum” of the Chinese...

Lessons from Litigation

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July 9, 2019

An appellate court in Pennsylvania has reversed a trial court decision that a pre-event release...Read more

Administratively dissolved foundation can’t inherit bequest

When a foundation was administratively...

Federal court dismisses UPMIFA case

A federal District Court in Minnesota has...

Unincorporated association needs attorney to sue

An unincorporated nonprofit association in...

Tax Matters

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June 25, 2019

A self-proclaimed religious evangelist may not claim a charitable contribution deduction for a...Read more

Appeals Court affirms denial of $33 million gift deduction

The District of Columbia Circuit Court of...

IRS recognizes Internet as means of communication

The IRS has recognized the Internet as a...

Estate tax deduction may be reduced by subsequent events

An estate tax deduction for the value of...

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