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Cities counter financial challenges by requesting payments in lieu of taxes from nonprofits
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 18 2013

As cities "struggle with largely stagnant tax bases from a down economy and increasing pension and health care costs," it is becoming more common


Social media and the nonprofit leader's role as a representative of the organization
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2013

After recent revelations that Pax Dickinson, the chief technical officer (CTO) at the business and technology news website Business Insider, posted


Dayton Daily News investigation questions the transparency of the publicly funded Dayton Development Coalition
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2014

A recent Dayton Daily News investigation takes issue with the fact that the nonprofit regional economic development entity the Dayton Development


The role of the non-executive board chair or lead director
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2013

Traditionally, the chairpersons of boards of charitable organizations have been those who are not executives or officers of the organization, while


Boards must ask questions to avoid front-page headlines like this
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2013

Board members of any organization must keep in mind that their oversight responsibilities require them to ask tough questions to avoid having their


Business affiliates should be mindful of maintaining formalities
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2014

The Oregon attorney general recently asked the IRS to investigate the tax-exempt status of a nonprofit museum after an investigation into the


FASB: nonprofits must recognize contributed services received from affiliates
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2013

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a pronouncement recently clarifying that nonprofit entities "must recognize all contributed


IRS issues initial guidance to curb political activity by 501(C)(4) organizations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2013

On November 26, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding permissible political activities by


Services for non-profits to help through tough economic times
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2009

In these difficult economic times, non-profits are not alone


IRS issues private letter ruling on 501(h) charities’ grantmaking activities
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2009

The IRS has issued a new private letter ruling indicating that it will allow public foundations or other public charities that have made a 501(h) election to rely on existing grantmaking rules for private foundations