Nonprofit Law Matters

Monthly Archives: June 2017

CalNonprofits Seeking Input on California Raffle Laws by June 30

Posted in AG, IRS, FTB, & Property Tax Proceedings, IRS, FTB & Attorney General Controversies, Nonprofit Governance & Ethics, Public Charities, Revenue Generating Activities

CalNonprofits recently announced that new raffle regulations are being proposed and discussed this year in California.  CalNonprofits is asking nonprofits to weigh in on this discussion through a short survey, as explained in their announcement (reprinted in part below): In California, only nonprofits can conduct raffles. And raffle laws are under discussion for changes. To help… Continue Reading

Board of Equalization Restructured: What You Need to Know

Posted in AG, IRS, FTB, & Property Tax Proceedings

On June 15, 2017, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 102 (the “Bill”), which substantially restructures the State Board of Equalization (“BOE”), affecting two key functions most significantly:  (a) collecting and administering various state taxes and fees, and (b) administering tax appeals.  The Bill, largely a response to a scathing report by the California Department of… Continue Reading