Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 08/11/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: President Trump and North Korea engage in a dangerous war of words. Time Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets: Nonprofit Times: “Today’s #nonprofit board members are keen to talk about the implications of #risk to a […]

Commerciality Doctrine: Denial of Exemption

Earlier this month, the IRS denied the exemption application of an organization whose articles stated that it would provide colleges and universities with the ability to engage in science and engineering studies and research in the submarine environment, including the ability to acquire by purchase, lease, gift, loan or by other means, vessels, vehicles and ancillary […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 8/4/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: Mooch out. NY Times President Trump blames Congress (and not Putin) for the United States’ relationship with Russia being “at an all-time & very dangerous low.” Time Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets: Gene: $18 Billion […]

Bar Associations and Advocacy

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of speaking to leaders of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) attending its Western Regional Conference. Following the Conference, I participated on a NAPABA webinar – Speaking Out – Advocacy and Rapid Responses to Urgent Issues. Here are some of the tax issues I covered: […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/28/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. And catch me on the 350th episode of Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio today at 10 am PT/1 pm ET. Notable Events of the Week: Today, “Senate Republicans suffered a significant setback … in their drive to fulfill a seven-year […]

NCPGC: Updates from the California Attorney General on Charity Regulation and Enforcement

On July 27, 2017, the Northern California Planned Giving Council (NCPGC) presented the program Updates from the California Attorney General on Charity Regulation and Enforcement featuring Supervising Deputy Attorney General Elizabeth Kim. Program Description:  The Attorney General’s Office will provide updates on the work of the Registry and the Charitable Trusts Section’s legal and Audit units, including: On-Line Registration; Administrative […]

Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 7/21/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week. Notable Events of the Week: Senate Republicans failed to unite behind a Senate health care bill and a proposed measure to simply repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. New York Times President Trump and Russian President Putin […]

Nonprofit Radio: What Boards Get Wrong

I’ll be on Nonprofit Radio this Friday at 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET talking with host Tony Martignetti about what nonprofit boards get wrong. Catch us live on Talking Alternative or a few days later on iTunes. You may have heard rumors that your board isn’t perfect. We’ll run through the most glaring offenses you need to look out for. We’ll […]

Erin Bradrick Awarded On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers by ABA Young Lawyers Division

The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division recognized 40 young lawyers, including NEO Law Group senior counsel Erin Bradrick, with the On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers award, providing “national recognition for young lawyers who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership, and legal and community service.” Congratulations Erin! Excerpts from her […]

Donations and Kickbacks

It was recently reported that the Internal Revenue Service is investigating whether a patient-assistance charity, Good Days, has been providing prohibited private benefits to its pharmaceutical company donors by using the donated monies to make purchases of drugs from these donors. According to Reuters: In court papers, the IRS said that in 2011, about 95 […]