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IRS denials of tax-exempt status to mortgage foreclosure assistance providers offer lessons for housing counseling agencies

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is preparing an industry-wide review of tax-exempt organizations that are engaged in mortgage foreclosure

IRS examinations of nonprofit housing counseling agencies

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

This is a pivotal time for nonprofit providers of housing counseling and related services. The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has begun to focus on

CFPB issues affinity credit card report to congress: how nonprofits can minimize their legal and tax risk

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 20 2012

Affinity credit cards continue to be significant revenue generators for colleges and universities (and their affiliated organizations), associations and many other types of nonprofit organizations

Significant new and higher standards for cause marketing: New York Attorney General releases report on pink ribbon campaigns

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 23 2012

The New York Attorney General (“NY AG”) released a much-anticipated report on "pink ribbon" campaigns last week

NY AG releases best practices for cause marketing

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2012

Last week, the New York Attorney General released a much anticipated follow-up to its “Pink Ribbon” cause-marketing initiative

Ohio AG announces charitable solicitation settlement with infocision

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

On April 20, the Ohio Office of the Attorney General (AG) announced a settlement with Akron-based InfoCision Management Corporation, a for-profit company that makes solicitations on behalf of charitable organizations

Charitable solicitation and commercial co-venturer red flags: insights for charities and marketers from the NY Attorney General

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2012

In November 2011, it was widely reported that the New York Attorney General (the “NY AG”) had opened an investigation into the cause-related marketing efforts of “pink ribbon” charities

Cause-related marketing in the crosshairs: what the New York Attorney General's breast cancer investigation means for nonprofits and their corporate supporters

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2011

The New York Attorney General has recently crossed into what some consider to be the hallowed ground of charities, by launching an investigation into cause-related marketing of “pink ribbon” charities

Avoiding legal pitfalls in cause-related marketing

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2011

Marketers are increasingly looking to affiliate with charities in cause-related marketing efforts, such as arrangements in which a charitable donation is built into the cost of purchase of a good or service, to both raise donations and corporate image

HUD issues SAFE Act final rule: implications for housing counseling agencies and other non-profit organizations

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2011

Housing counseling agencies and other non-profits have achieved a regulatory success that will help them to better serve consumers