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Learning how to set fair executive compensation

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 1 2013

Nonprofit organizations face increasing pressure from a number of directions with respect to compensating their executives. The interplay between

Cy pres and class action settlements: giving away other people’s money

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

It was recently reported that a charitable foundation received a generous gift out of the blue from lawyers

Many Ohio nonprofits lose exempt-status; IRS releases guidance to assist nonprofits with reinstatement of revoked tax-exempt status

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 10 2011

Over 10,000 Ohio-based nonprofit organizations have lost their tax-exempt status due to failure to file legally required IRS Forms 990 for three consecutive years

Ohio Attorney General clarifies what payments nonprofits can make when games of chance are played for profit

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued an opinion in late September addressing the payment of expenses associated with, and the use of proceeds

Nonprofit topics in the IRS 2011-2012 Priority Guidance Plan

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

This past fall, the IRS released its Priority Guidance Plan for 2011-2012 (the “Plan”

Nonprofit topics in the IRS 2011-2012 Priority Guidance Plan

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2012

This past fall, the IRS released its Priority Guidance Plan for 2011-2012 (the “Plan”). The Plan is a list of projects that the IRS intends to address through regulations, rulings or other administrative guidance from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012

Heading into the new year requires an important look back

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 12 2012

As the new year begins, it is incumbent on all boards to step back, take a critical look and assess their structure, composition, committee charters and past performance to determine whether the board is prepared for the current challenges and risks associated with its organization’s strategic plans

Nonprofit sales tax regulations

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2012

In Ohio, nonprofit organizations operated exclusively for charitable purposes under Ohio law, and organizations that are exempt from federal income taxes under Code section 501(c)(3) are exempt from paying sales tax on their purchases of tangible personal property or taxable services

Questions to ask before joining a nonprofit board

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 23 2009

Many of us will have the opportunity to serve others by joining a nonprofit board

Directors’ safe harbor from intermediate sanctions under federal tax laws

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

Federal tax laws impose penalties in the form of excise taxes, known as “intermediate sanctions,” if a charity pays more than reasonable compensation for services of directors, trustees, officers, key employees and others in a position to exercise substantial influence over the affairs of the charity