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March 2-9, 2021
May our 501(c)(7) social club for mothers exclude men from membership? Answer

Employment Law

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February 2, 2021

An employee of a foundation who complained of being fired for reporting alleged fundraising...Read more

Fundraiser is not whistleblower on SEC complaint

The director of planned giving at a nonprofit...

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...

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Lead Stories

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March 2, 2021
In a long-anticipated ruling, Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund has been found not liable... Read more
Bankruptcy Stays Suit Against Officeholder of Corporation Sole

The Bankruptcy Code provides that all pending...

Who Owns Rights to Event Photos Taken By Volunteer for Nonprofit?

The Military Sexual Trauma Movement was...

Violation of Donor Bill of Rights Insufficient to Justify Fraud Charge

Fundraisers for charity frequently cite the...

Lessons from Litigation

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February 12, 2021

The suspension of membership rights in a voluntary nonprofit association is not a denial of...Read more

Private nonprofit employee is “public servant”

When the defendant in a criminal case in...

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...

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...

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