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IRS releases priority guidance plan for 2013-2014
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

On August 9, 2013, the IRS released its Priority Guidance Plan for 2013-2014. The plan identifies and prioritizes the tax issues that the IRS


2012 changes to the Form 990 for exempt organizations
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

The 2012 Form 990 and Form 990-EZ for tax year 2012 contain certain changes. The due date for filing the required return for an exempt organization


IRS shows continued interest in rebuttable presumption of reasonableness and seeks comments on recordkeeping burden
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

On Aug. 9, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service published a notice in the Federal Register seeking comments on the recordkeeping burden placed on


Changes to 2014 Form 990, Form 990-EZ, and Form 990-PF for exempt organizations
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2015

While the IRS made only minor changes to Form 990, Form 990-EZ, and Form 990-PF for the 2014 tax year, the IRS made significant revisions to Schedule


Executive compensation continues to be a hot button compliance issue for charitable organizations
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2014

Over the last decade, the IRS has assumed a broader role in the governance of tax-exempt organizations and embraced the view that transparency leads


Cy pres & the Optimal class action
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2013

Cy pres relief remains controversial among courts , but it's like catnip to legal academics. Now, Notre Dame professor Jay Tidmarsh has published his


Donor advised funds: a popular way to give to charity
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

In recent years, donor advised funds have become a popular alternative to private foundations and supporting organizations for many donors. Donor


Tax classification of charitable organizations: a primer
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2014

A charitable organization is exempt from federal income tax under section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) if it is described in


The Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 overhauls New York nonprofit corporation law
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

Both houses of New York's legislature this spring unanimously passed The Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013, (NY S.5845A.8072) (the "Act"), a


The problems with inflating class settlements - Klier v. Elf Atochem Inc.
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2011

While it remains popular among settling lawyers and courts, the doctrine of cy pres in class actions (where defendants wind up paying charities with an ostensible link to the gravamen of a lawsuit) has been garnering criticism for some time