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September 27-October 4, 2022
I am the president of a 501(c)(3) golf and social club.  We have a separate junior golf club that does not have a separate 501(c)(3) charitable exemption. Applying for grants is not clean because the club is a golf and social club and not specifically a youth sports program. We hold an annual golf fundraiser where 100% of the proceeds benefit the youth sports program and scholarships. I think the junior program should own the 501(c)(3) registration. Is it easier to transfer/change registration or is it better to have the junior program apply for its own?  Answer

Employment Law

July 19, 2022

When the finance officer of the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, MS, who had been appointed for a...Read more

Court says “not so fast” on claim of ministerial exemption

Although the U.S. Supreme Court has expanded...

Nonprofit defeats retaliation claim on summary judgment

A assistant to the chief financial officer of...

Woman awarded treble damages in equal pay suit

A federal district court in Maine has ordered...

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Lead Stories

September 20, 2022
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court decision dismissing a suit by the... Read more
Descendant of Enslaved People May Sue Harvard for Emotional Distress

In 1850 noted Harvard University professor...

Court Denies Deduction for DAF Gift For Lack of Adequate Acknowledgement

A federal District Court in Texas has upheld...

Is Federal Sentence Enhanced For Exec’s Theft from Charity?

Should the federal criminal sentencing...

Lessons from Litigation

September 13, 2022

After nearly a decade of litigation and several prior court decisions, the District of Columbia...Read more

Does statute of limitations apply to removal of director?

Does a statute of limitations apply to a...

Bank may close account of “Muslim nonprofit”

When People’s United Bank in New York City...

Court may tell church to hold new election

A trial court in Michigan may tell an...

Tax Matters

September 27, 2022

The executive director of a small U.S. nonprofit cannot deduct travel expenses to support his...Read more

IRS releases new technical guide for trade associations

The Internal Revenue Services has recently...

Colleges pay $68 million in tax on endowment income

Thirty three private colleges and...

Historic property granted full real estate tax exemption

Nine years after first filing for real estate...

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