Nonprofit Law Matters

Monthly Archives: June 2013

Less Is Even More Now: Details of Tax Simplification Proposals for Exempt Organizations’ Political and Lobbying Activities

Posted in Tax Treatment of Lobbying & Political Activities, Unions, Associations, Clubs & Other Tax-Exempt Organizations

On May 31, we posted on this blog a summary of fourteen proposals for simplifying the Internal Revenue Code, making it easier for exempt organizations to understand and comply with their obligations, and easier for the IRS to enforce those obligations.  We know someone reads our blog, because the posting was referenced as the source of… Continue Reading

User-Friendly or User-Fraught? California Secretary of State’s New Form Articles for Nonprofit Corporations

Posted in AG, IRS, FTB, & Property Tax Proceedings, Formation & Tax Exempt Status

If you deal with the California Secretary of State’s office with any frequency, you’re probably already familiar with the new requirements for nonprofit articles of incorporation that kicked in at the start of this year. While it’s simple to provide the new information requested (i.e., the corporation’s initial street and mailing addresses), there’s another new development… Continue Reading