- Tuesday, 31 May 2016 16:06
The IRS just announced today, via Revenue Procedure 2016-32, that it will be reducing the user fee (filing fee) for the 1023-EZ from $400 to $275, effective July 1st. While it is cheaper, faster, and easier -- I still continue to caution users of the 1023-EZ. See my prior posts here and here. For my real inital thoughts (the snarky ones), please contact me privately (or perhaps read about it on Twitter).
- Thursday, 26 May 2016 11:52
I am happy to announce that I, along with Heidi Christianson at Nilan Johnson Lewis, will be co-hosting a remote viewing/participation opportunity on June 10th. The TEGE Council Gulf Coast Area will be putting an an Exempt Organization Update and is allowing remote locations to participate via Web-Ex. This is a great opportunity to hear speakers you normally only hear at larger, national conferences! For more information about the agenda and to register, please visit their website here.
Nilan Johnson Lewis is generously offering bagels and coffee for attendees that morning starting at 7:30. Lunch will be on your own at some of the wonderful food trucks that populate the area, or in the skyway. Nilan Johnson Lewis will not validate parking.
I have been told by the TEGE Gulf Coast folks that CPE has been applied for and approved for this program. Currently there is no CLE credit provided (however that may change).
- Thursday, 19 May 2016 14:04
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced new overtime regulations for nonprofit organizations, which will take effect December 1, 2016. Find out more details here.
- Thursday, 12 May 2016 01:00
Election time is upon us again and with it comes (avoidable) headaches for some 501(c)(3) organizations. In this post, I’ll discuss some ways an election year can impact your organization, what to be aware of, and what to avoid.
- Thursday, 14 April 2016 20:56
The form 990/990-EZ (or a valid request for an extension on Form 8868) is due by the 15th day of the 5th month following the conclusion of an organization's fiscal year. For organizations that are calendar year organizations (tax year ending on 12/31), that due date is generally May 15th and is fast approaching (May 15th falls on a Sunday this year - so it is instead due by May 16th). With that in mind, I've compiled the following information to assist your organization with successful and on-time filing.