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August 4-11, 2020
If I win the lottery and start a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, how much can I donate and how much can I reduce my federal and the state income taxes?  Can I deduct office space and expenses to start the nonprofit? Answer

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Fired YMCA exec may proceed with discrimination claims

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Adjuncts at Catholic university not covered by NLRA

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Can Volunteer Protection Act protect from state wage claim?

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Lead Stories

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July 31, 2020

The Pennsylvania Legislature, with little publicity or fanfare, has passed two significant...

Lessons from Litigation

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July 13, 2020

Despite the fact that the Small Business Administration promulgated an interim rule stating...Read more

Named beneficiary may not contest administration of trust

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Does spouse get value of nonprofit in divorce?

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Unincorporated association may seek public records

An unincorporated association formed in...

Tax Matters

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July 31, 2020

A nonprofit library in Maine has been unable to obtain a federal court injunction against a...Read more

Conservation easement over golf course eligible for deduction

A conservation easement over land including a...

University property leased for child care not exempt

Two parcels of property leased by the...

Tax exemption vacated for failure to answer discovery

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has...

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