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February 20-27, 2024
I took the cheap easy path to charity with a 1023-EZ application for exemption, and I'm in business with a great mission and a great project.  I take my idea to one of the big box stores, begging for scraps for a build.  They take my presentation to corporate and suddenly I have a million dollar grant nomination. I contacted legal for guidance and got scolded for starting out with 20X the $50,000 limit I swore I wouldn’t exceed when I filed the 1023-EZ.  I don't even have a bank account, nor am I guaranteed a million dollar grant. But if offered, I feel it is a duty to the mission to attempt... read more

Employment Law

February 13, 2024

The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act provides the exclusive remedy for a worker injured on...Read more

Hospital HR Chief loses whistleblower, retaliation claims

The chief human relations officer at a...

Employer not liable for anonymous racist letters

A Black woman employee fails to state an...

Former exec may pursue breach of non-disparagement agreement

A former executive of a Washington, D.C....

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Lead Stories

February 13, 2024
The Supreme Court of Minnesota has affirmed two lower court decisions holding that a series of... Read more
NAACP may suspend “life” membership Of Former Board Member

An appellate court in Louisiana has held that...

Lessons from Litigation

February 20, 2024

Who gets the income from a Foundation when one of its designated beneficiaries is sold to a for...Read more

Tax Matters

January 16, 2024

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a new Technical Guide (...Read more

IRS will rule on new exempt classification

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a new...

Black librarian denied reinstatement on claim of discrimination

A Black librarian in Alabama has been denied...

IRS announces higher limits on “low cost items”

The IRS has announced the higher limits for...

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