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Alliance for Justice Tips on "How 501(c)(3)s Can Respond During an Election Year"

Source: Bolder Advocacy
As the 2016 races heat up, nonprofits may feel the urge to comment on the issues discussed by candidates. However, the rules surrounding 501(c)(3) advocacy are murky and the consequences can be severe. Luckily, the Alliance for Justice's Bolder Advocacy initiative recently released a "Commenting on Candidates and Campaigns" guide that covers the dos and don'ts of issue advocacy and education.
Posted on: July 14, 2015
Topics: Communications for Advocacy | IRS | Legal

Form W-2 Reporting of Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage

Source: IRS
The IRS explains new requirements for reporting the cost of coverage for employer-sponsored group health plans, which includes a helpful chart of what must be reported, what doesn't have to be reported, and what's optional.
Posted on: December 15, 2014
Topics: Healthcare Reform | Human Resources | IRS | Legal | Operations

IRS Relief from Affordable Care Act's Employer Mandate

Source: Bernstein Shur
Last July, the Obama administration delayed the effective date of the mandate until January 1, 2015. In regulations issued on February 10, 2014, the IRS has further delayed implementation for some employers, and temporarily relaxed compliance standards for others.
Posted on: March 10, 2014
Topics: Healthcare Reform | Human Resources | IRS | Legal

IRS Q&A on Affordable Care Act's Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

Source: IRS
The IRS has published a Q&A covering the most common questions about the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act, how to tell if it applies to you, how to calculate the cost if of your payment if you don't comply, and information on transition relief when it goes into effect in 2015.
Posted on: February 26, 2014
Topics: Healthcare Reform | Human Resources | IRS | Legal

IRS Releases Paper on Good Governance

Source: IRS
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its final paper on good nonprofit governance practices in six critical areas. The topic areas covered in the paper include the mission, organizational documents, governing body, governance management policies, financial statements and the form 990, and transparency and accountability. Nonprofits can use these recommendations as one resource for a governance checklist. Download a copy of the paper from the IRS.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Executive | IRS | Accountability (Ethics)

IRS Facts About Terminating or Merging Your Exempt Organization

May 2009 - Most tax-exempt organizations that end their operations, either through shutting down, transferring their assets or merging with another tax-exempt organization, must inform the IRS about the details of the action. The IRS released this publication to answer some of the questions about those reporting requirements. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | IRS
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