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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


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


How does dark money stay dark?
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

After the U.S. Supreme Court Citizens United case invalidated certain prohibitions in the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA), the campaign finance


According to sponsors: H.B. 408 encourages donations to eligible community foundations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2014

On February 6, the Ohio House Finance and Appropriations Committee heard sponsor testimony from Chairman Barbara Sears (R-Monclove Twp.) and Ron


IRS might audit 200 nonprofits' "Top Hat" deferred compensation plans
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2013

In late August and early September, the IRS sent compliance check questionnaires to 200 tax-exempt entities that sponsor nonqualified deferred


The impact of sequestration on nonprofit organizations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2013

As the country settles into the world after sequestration, many wonder what, if any, impact it will really have. The same is true in the nonprofit


Bipartisan vote passes tax credit for contributions to community foundations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2014

On February 26, 2014, the Ohio House of Representatives Finance and Appropriations Committee (Finance Committee) approved an income tax credit for


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


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


9th Annual Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Awards application released
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations (OANO) just released its application for the 9th Annual Ohio Nonprofit Excellence Awards. The awards