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SEC claims couple hijacked a charity

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 4 2013

The SEC has brought a stream of Ponzi scheme cases in recent months in which little has been left for investors. SEC v. We the People, Inc. (S.D. Fla

Increase in philanthropic activity signals growth

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • March 25 2010

Today, the Assistant Treasurer released a media release titled "Philanthropic sector expands sharply", which highlights the continued growth of private philanthropy in Australia, particularly through the use of Private Ancillary Funds

Charity scams - what should you be asking before donating?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 14 2012

In furtherance of its mission to enlighten and arm consumers, The Ministry of Consumer Services has released a memo on charity scams and what individuals should ask before donating

Spotlight on exempt organizations: reinstating exempt status

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • July 6 2011

The IRS recently identified more than 275,000 nonprofits that had their federal tax-exempt status revoked for failing to meet annual filing requirements for three consecutive years

Ponzi schemes and charities: a postscript to Malvern Preparatory School and its consent order - precedent for other charities? - installment 37

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2010

This is the thirty-seventh in a series of Installments on this blog that is discussing issues that have arisen for charities in the aftermath of the Bernard L. Madoff (“Madoff”) scandal and other smaller Ponzi schemes

Saskatchewan’s Charitable Fund-raising Businesses Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 25 2011

Saskatchewan’s Charitable Fund-raising Businesses Act ("Act") has been in force since 2003

Charitable exemptions for hospitals remains a hot topic

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
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  • May 9 2011

According to a recent report in Crain's Chicago Business, the Illinois Department of Revenue has not issued a single decision concerning hospital property tax exemption applications since the Illinois Supreme Court issued its decision in Provena Covenant Medical Center v. Dept. of Revenue in March 2010

Property dispute decided in favor of Missouri Church with Kansas property

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 17 2012

In Colonial Presbyterian Church v. Heartland Presbytery, Case No. WD 74374, 2012 WL 2378232 (Mo.App. June 26, 2012), the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled that under the neutral principles of law approach, disputed church property was never conveyed in trust to the denomination and, thus, remained with the church

2011 federal Budget recap

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 23 2011

In his speech to Parliament on March 22, 2011, the Minister of Finance emphasized the need for a stable government, while delivering a plethora of targeted tax incentives for families

Registered charities in Québec

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 15 2010

All charities issuing donations receipts in Québec must be registered as a charity in Québec by Revenu Québec