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June 6-13, 2023
May a for-profit business form a nonprofit (with the for-profit initially funding it and allowing employees to make additional charitable contributions) to assist employees of the for-profit facing personal emergencies and catastrophic illnesses? If ok, would the nonprofit need an independent Board of Directors to select recipients of the largesse? Answer

Employment Law

June 6, 2023

A former executive of a Washington, D.C. private foundation has been permitted to pursue claims...Read more

Takeover nonprofit did not discriminate against pregnant employee

A nonprofit behavioral health organization...

Volunteer director of nonprofit not covered by Title VII

A volunteer director of a nonprofit homeowner...

Does “most qualified” hiring process violate ADA?

Does a “most qualified applicant” hiring...

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Lead Stories

May 22, 2023
The Tax Court has declined to take the opportunity to decide whether a “substantial” non-... Read more

Lessons from Litigation

May 9, 2023

What happens when the trustee of a charitable remainder unitrust learns after the death of the...Read more

Disaffiliated chapter need not share bequests with parent

A disaffiliated Los Angeles chapter of the...

Plaintiffs lack standing to contest scholarship program

A group of parents, donors, and students...

Deposed director wins right to continue suit

After nearly five years of dissent and...

Tax Matters

May 16, 2023

A single member limited liability company without the standard language that must be included...Read more

Church program for vets exempt from tax

A church building providing services for...

What activity is charitable?

The Internal Revenue Service has recently...

Tenant cannot dispute tax without appeal

A tenant who opposes the imposition of real...

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