Council of Nonprofits in the News

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Nonprofits become tax targets for strapped cities, states

The clashes are prompting some interesting philosophical debates about the benefits nonprofits bring to the communities that host them.

Tags: Taxes, Fees, PILOTs
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Where do your donations go? Watchdog group says some veterans charities are failing

Delaney encourages donors to use the web to see what charities do with donations. Several sites, including Guidestar, offer up tax filings of individual nonprofits and more.

Tags: Accountability
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Nonprofits Are Changing the World — With a Little Help from Millennials (You!)

It was also the first time that many people began to consider the meaning and power of the nonprofit sector.

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A Chance of a Lifetime

The public outcry was overwhelming from both sides of the aisle.

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation
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IRS Withdraws Proposed Rule on Social Security Numbers

"This is a prime example of the power of nonprofit advocacy and what can be achieved when charitable nonprofits speak up to protect the public, our missions, and the communities we serve," said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National...

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation
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IRS Scraps Plan to Collect Donor Data From Nonprofits

Tim Delaney, head of the National Council of Nonprofits, which had inveighed against the proposal, said his organization was happy that the system had worked.

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation
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IRS Improperly Granted Charity Status to EZ Filers

The shorter form may have helped reduce the IRS’s backlog of applications, but it has invited fraud, said Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: IRS, Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption
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IRS Withdraws Proposal That Would Collect Donors’ Social Security Numbers

In December, we reported on the “dangerous” proposition, explaining this rule would require the charity to collect donors’ names,...

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation
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IRS Drops Proposed Charity Regulations After Identity Theft Risk Outcry

The number of comments exploded to 38,000 by the Dec.

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation
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IRS Backs Off On Donor SSN Rule

The National Council of Nonprofits had rallied against the proposal since it was first introduced in September, primarily on the grounds that it could facilitate scam artists seeking to solicit private information.

Tags: IRS, Gift Substantiation

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