Council of Nonprofits in the News

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Grand Forks nonprofits brace for new overtime rule

The National Council of Nonprofits study said organizations that rely on government grants and contracts may be "between a rock and a hard place" because they will have to deal with added costs that weren't known at the time the contracts were...

Tags: Overtime, North Dakota
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More Mass. cities, towns seek payment deals with tax-exempt entities

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, has seen many legislative efforts over the years for states or municipalities to extract money from nonprofits and other tax-exempt entities.

Tags: PILOTs, Massachusetts
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How we give is changing

Recently, Jan Masaoka found out that a friend with multiple sclerosis created a GoFundMe to help make her sister’s home wheelchair accessible. She didn’t hesitate to help.

Tags: Crowdfunding, Fundraising
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Inadequate IRS funding will create shady nonprofits

A rational solution would have been to increase the workforce, shorten the wait time and continue the screen. Instead, in 2014, the feds created a new solution: the new form “1023EZ." For $400, the new entity, if it will have less than $50,000 in...

Tags: Form 1023-EZ
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New Federal Overtime Law Raises Concerns for Nonprofit Industry

David Thompson with the National Council of Nonprofits says it does not take much analysis to see this new law will put nonprofits across the country between a rock and a hard place.

Tags: Overtime
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New OT rule could be taxing for nonprofits

A survey by the Washington, D.C.-based National Council of Nonprofits looked at how this will impact nonprofits, which employ 10% of the workforce in the United States.

Tags: Overtime
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The Impact of New Overtime Rules on Government

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, said that the new rule will certainly "change the culture of nonprofits. The attitude has typically been, keep working until the mission is done," he says...

Tags: Overtime
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Proposal to tax nonprofits alarms Mass. charities

“There used to be one or two or three of these [attempts] every year, usually in the Northeast,” a region heavily dependent on property taxes, said David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs
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Churches & Political Activity: The Call to Repeal the Johnson Amendment

The National Council of Nonprofits similarly recently reaffirmed its position that “501(c)(3) nonprofits enjoy more power and independence...

Tags: Political Activity
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Simpler System Will Let Charities Register in Multiple States at Once

Jennifer Chandler, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said that for some nonprofits the business case for registering will likely remain challenging.

Tags: Charitable Registration

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