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Group Exemptions

Group Exemptions

What is a group exemption letter? The IRS sometimes recognizes a group of organizations as tax-exempt if they are affiliated with a central organization. This avoids the need for each of the organizations to apply for exemption individually. A group...

Evaluation

Evaluation

Evaluation is a subject that has gained lots of attention lately. Most, if not all, foundations as well as state grant sources are requiring some form of evaluation to make sure that monies received are being spent wisely. The name of the game is...

Employment Law

Employment Law

Employment law is a broad area encompassing all areas of the employer/employee relationship except the negotiation process covered by labor law and collective bargaining. See, Labor Law & Collective Bargaining and Arbitration . Employment law...

Direct Mail

Direct Mail

Direct mail marketing remains one of the most powerful and economic ways to reach a target audience — delivering your message directly to your prospects through the U.S. mail for pennies. The beauty of direct mail marketing is that it’s a medium...

Nonprofit Crisis Management

Nonprofit Crisis Management

One company dedicated to helping nonprofits reduce their exposure to risk is Charity First. BWB Solutions helps nonprofit organizations accomplish their mission. They work with all types of nonprofits, helping them become stronger through strategic...

Eleven Top Tips – Contribution Letter

Eleven Top Tips – Contribution Letter

Our Tips: Catch the attention with a provocative opening. Example: I’m writing to offer you a job. It’s not a permanent job, you understand. It’s not a paying job. On the contrary, it will cost you money. Use compelling individual...

IRS Regulations on Contributions

IRS Regulations on Contributions

Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. Table of Contents Publication 526 – Introductory Material What’s New Reminders...