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Nonprofit Reactions to New Overtime Rules Run the Gamut

From the moment the new rule was put forward for public comment in 2015, the nonprofit community has seen them as asking them to make a difficult choice, balancing their mission of helping those in need with the realities of operating. ...

Tags: Overtime
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More Nonprofit Employees Qualify for Overtime Under New Regulation

The potential increase in personnel expenses means that nonprofits with government contracts requiring them to provide services at a set cost may find themselves "between a rock and a hard place," said David L.

Tags: Overtime
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Nearly 2 Dozen Groups Urge Foundations to Spend More to Strengthen Nonprofits

Money for "philanthropy-specific" organizations — for example, grant-maker networks — grew 79 percent (before inflation), compared with just 9 percent for other groups like nonprofit associations or research organizations.

Tags: Infrastructure
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California Charities Pan Philanthropic ‘Warning Label’

“By doing that you are essentially saying that donors should be suspicious of charity,” said Nancy Berlin, policy director for the California Association of Nonprofits headquartered in San...

Tags: California
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Princeton's Neighbors Say to Heck With Freebies -- We Want Cash

Efforts to tax or impose fees on exempt institutions cause only harm, according to the National Council of Nonprofits, a Washington-based lobbying group.

Tags: Payments in Lieu of Taxes, PILOTs
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Making a Difference Through Board Service

Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, said it best: “Nonprofits are on the front lines of finding solutions to community problems, and board members are the right messengers to let policymakers know how decisions...

Tags: Board Service
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'Fair' pay for nonprofit heads seen as necessary

And for many nonprofit groups, survival these days depends more on a savvy manager who can secure competitive grants and government contracts than on attracting small donors.

Tags: Executive Compensation
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Bipartisan Charity Bill Would Make DAFs Eligible for Rollovers

Some or all of these provisions could be included in tax legislation later this year, although comprehensive tax reform is unlikely to emerge from the current Congress.

Tags: Charitable Giving Incentives
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Ridgewood joins others in seeking to tax non-profit hospitals

"The whole country is watching New Jersey in this area," said David Thompson, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: New Jersey, Property Taxes, Hospitals
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IRA Rollover, Excise Tax Included in CHARITY Act

No one expects comprehensive tax reform to make it to the president’s desk by Jan.

Tags: Charitable Giving Incentives

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