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Mythbusting: the top 10 fallacies of 501(c)(3) lobbying

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2010

Many 501(c)(3) organizations shy away from lobbying and other politically-related activities out of concern for their tax status

IRS may tighten political activity rules for 501(c)(4)s

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

In a letter from the IRS Exempt Organization Director Lois Lerner to concerned organizations, it was announced that consideration is being given to revising the rules relating to political activities by 501(c)(4) organizations

IRS interim report on tax-exempt colleges and universities compliance project

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released an interim report on May 7, 2010 summarizing the responses to compliance questionnaires sent to nonprofit colleges and universities in October 2008

Increasing the chances of receiving new markets tax credit financing

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

Next month, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund ("CDFI Fund"), a division of the Treasury Department, will award $5 billion of new markets tax credits ("NMTC Allocations") to community development entities ("CDEs"), the vast majority of which are financial institutions, non-profits and governmentally-related entities

Election-year issues for 501(c)(3) organizations: how you can and cannot get involved in the political process

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2012

The presidential election is less than 45 days away

IRS proposes strict political rules for nonprofits: comments due February 27

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2014

On November 29, 2013, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) with respect to regulating the

GuideStar provides report on grant-making and donations to charitable organizations

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2011

GuideStar, a nonprofit organization that maintains a database of information about tax-exempt organizations, released a new publication on August 19, 2011, reviewing the rules for making grants to charities and deductible charitable contributions

Federal focus on indirect tax arbitrage benefits to colleges and universities: could access to tax-exempt bonds be limited?

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2010

Tax arbitrage, the use of tax-exempt bond proceeds to purchase higher-yield investment assets, is generally prohibited under federal law

Lobbying for nonprofit organizations - tracking political activities under the Tax Code and the Lobbying Disclosure Act

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2009

Nonprofit organizations conducting federal lobbying are subject to two separate definitions of lobbying

IRS proposed rule for 501(c)(4) organizations may ultimately affect 501(c)(6) trade associations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2013

On November 26, 2013, the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations that would drastically change how 501(c)(4) organizations can engage in