Treasury Eliminates Donor Information Disclosures by 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) Organizations

The Treasury Department announced a change in the regulations making it no longer necessary for 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) organizations to disclose the identities of their donors on their annual information returns to the IRS. More specifically, tax-exempt organizations described by section 501(c), other than section 501(c)(3) organizations, are no...

Private Benefit in Tandem Structures

Thanks to our friends at Perlman+Perlman for providing us with permission to re-publish this important post on private benefit issues raised by nonprofit/for-profit tandem structures by one of its partners, Allen Bromberger, whose bio we include at the end of the post. One of the basic principles of tax-exempt...

Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Resources

In a previous post (“Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees“), we examined how an affiliated 501(c)(3) organization and 501(c)(4) social welfare organization (or 501(c)(6) business league) can “share” employees. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to more effectively and efficiently further a common goal. But, as...

Affiliated Organizations: Sharing Employees

It is becoming increasingly common to see 501(c)(3) organizations affiliated with 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations or 501(c)(6) business leagues. Such affiliations provide an ability to coordinate activities and share resources to further a common goal. But the affiliated organizations must maintain appropriate separation to mitigate against the risks of...

Newman’s Own Gets a New Life

Thanks to our friends at Perlman+Perlman for providing us with permission to re-publish this important post on the “Newman’s Own Exception” to the Excess Business Holdings Rule by one of its partners, Allen Bromberger, whose bio we include at the end of the post. On February 9, 2018, President...