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Ethics & Accountability

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Once you have received your determination letter from the IRS, the real work begins.

It is hard to know what “good governance” is. You recognize it when everything goes smoothly, and you feel the lack of it when times are rocky.

The Board of Directors

The IRS requires tax-exempt nonprofits to provide copies, upon request, of their three most recently filed annual information returns (IRS Form 990) and their application for tax-exemption.

Q. What is the most under-appreciated reality of managing a nonprofit?

If your nonprofit makes an arrangement with a business to receive a percentage of sales – or if a business offers that deal to your nonprofit – beware.

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