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January 28-February 4, 2020
Our small nonprofit started a committee to award two $1000 scholarships. One of the awards was funded by a married couple who sit with me on the scholarship committee. Our president said they can not be involved in the final decision-making due to “legalities.” The couple has been involved with two other scholarship programs and say they have every right to make the decision where their money goes. Are they correct?  Because this is our first year, we have chosen a small applicant pool at just one school where we have asked the college counselor for nominees.  Our president says we need to... read more

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Employment Law

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January 21, 2020

How does the federal Volunteer Protection Act relate to a state law claim for unpaid wages? ...Read more

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

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

Senior center aide not covered by FLSA

A maintenance worker employed by a nonprofit...

Who pays worker’s comp for Rabbi’s housekeeper?

Lilia Orellana worked as an “off the books”...

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Lead Stories

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January 21, 2020

The head of a private family foundation has been convicted of failing to pay federal income tax...

Lessons from Litigation

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January 27, 2020

A private family foundation has been allowed to proceed with a suit to recover more than $1.1...Read more

Who decides whether association member complied with rules?

Who decides whether a member of a nonprofit...

“Donor” can’t challenge misuse of endowment under UPMIFA

A lawyer who arranged the transfer of...

Trustee may sue to enforce charitable gift

A trustee and personal representative of the...

Tax Matters

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January 21, 2020

A “friends of the library” in Oregon is a charitable organization, but its bookstore is not...Read more

Congress moves to repeal “parking tax”

Congress has moved to repeal the unpopular “...

City can’t impose business tax on parent of health system

The City of Allentown, PA, cannot impose a...

Outpatient surgical center denied real estate tax exemption

An outpatient surgical center owed and...

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