Nonprofit Law Matters

Monthly Archives: October 2013

Arizona Repeals the Charitable Solicitation Registration Requirement for Charitable Organizations

Posted in Public Charities, Revenue Generating Activities

As of September 13, 2013, charitable organizations soliciting in Arizona are no longer required to register with the Arizona Secretary of State.  Prior to this change in law, charitable organizations were required to file an initial charitable registration with the Secretary of State before soliciting their first contribution, whether through a contracted fundraiser or otherwise,… Continue Reading

Waiting on the IRS? The Shutdown Isn’t Helping

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

Like most parts of the federal government, the IRS is currently operating on a limited basis.  As of October 1, all live telephone lines have been closed, and any open or pending audits have been put on hold.  According to the IRS website, “people with appointments related to examinations (audits), collection, Appeals or Taxpayer Advocate… Continue Reading