Update - District Court Revives Donor Reporting Requirement in IRS Form 990 Schedule B
We welcome new Senior Counsel J. William Gray to our team
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South Dakota v. Wayfair - Opening the Door for Imposition of State Sales' Tax on Interstate Sales
IRS Ignites Political Firestorm by Eliminating the Requirement for Most Nonprofit Organizations to Submit Confidential Donor Information to the IRS
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - More Changes
How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Nonprofit Executive Compensation
Significant Changes Regarding Fringe Benefits Under the New Tax Law
UBI Now Calculated for Each Unrelated Trade and Business Activity
Your Fiduciary Duty: Find Missing Retirement Plan Participants
GDPR Compliance Quick Guide for U.S. Nonprofit Organizations and Associations
Three Questions to Ask When Designing a Severance Package
Maryland General Assembly Overrides Governor's Veto: Paid Sick Leave Law to Take Effect in February
Association Liability for Harassment at Meetings
Managing & Insuring Your Biggest Risks
Foreign Workers in the Trump Era - Immigration Compliance and Managing Your Workforce
The Frequently Neglected 403(B) Plan - Errors May Be Costly
Parental Leave Laws & Working Parents
One Toke Over The Line?
Erika E. Cole, The Church Attorney® to Launch Church and Faith-Based Organization Practice at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP
Can Your Journal Protect Its Peer Reviewers
China's Overseas NGO Law: Next Steps for Associations
Legal Elements of Executive Succession Planning
The Board's Role in Strategic Planning
Legal Friction Points in Component Relations
What Do New Marijuana Laws Mean for the Workplace?
FEC Adjusts Some Political Contribution Limits for 2017-2018 Cycle
On the Horizon in 2017: Are Political Spending Restrictions on Section 501(c)(3) Organizations Going Away?
Nonprofit Lobbying: The Rules You Need To Know
The 2016 Elections and Beyond -- Last Minute Opportunities and Compliance Challenges Ahead
Montgomery County Employers Must Provide Paid Sick and Safe Leave Effective October 1, 2016
Contract Review For Associations
Our CEO Wants To Host A Candidate Fundraiser: What Are The Risks?
Let's Discuss Employee Probationary Periods
Form 990-Schedule B
Act Now On Privacy And Cybersecurity Issues!
A "Smart" Version Of The Form I-9 Is On The Horizon
Nonprofit Communication in the Cellphone Age: Know the Rules and Risks
New Department of Labor Overtime Regulations
Election 2016: Know the Rules for Supporting Candidates
Update for Social Welfare Organizations
The Basics of Board Committee Structure
Plan To Fail
Top 5 Political Law Compliance Tips for 2016
How Associations Can Protect Their Content Rights Before Going Global
Automatic Renewal of Membership Dues and Recurring Credit Card Payment Laws
Cybersecurity: A Big Threat
DOJ Issues New Guidance on Testing Accommodations Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
European High Court Invalidates Safe Harbor for Transfer of Personal Data
Finance and Audit Committees
Use of Criminal Background Checks in the Hiring Process
IRS Proposes Regulation Regarding Reporting of Charitable Donations
Mind Your B's and F's: A Primer on Deferred Compensation Plans for Tax Exempts
Check Your Policies To Ensure They Are In Compliance With Current D.C. Employment Laws
The 4th Circuit Reaffirms Judicial Deference to Accreditation Agencies
Don't be Caught Off Guard with Inadequate Insurance Coverage
Advice on Making Corporate Governance Changes
Be on Guard for Cybersecurity Breaches
How Simple is that Simple Retirement Plan, Really?
Social Media & Employment Law
Hat Fight: NLRB Ruling Against Company Hat Policy Rejected by D.C. Circuit
Check Your Policies - They May be Unlawful
Don't Send Your Association's Email Lists to Criminals
Travel Safe: Managing the Legal Risks that Arise from International Operations
A Brief Overview of Maryland's New Law, "Charitable Enforcement & Protection of Charitable Assets"
Ex-Officio Directors Get Voting Rights in California
Terminating Employees: A Checklist for Minimizing Risk
The Americans with Disabilities Act: A Brief Overview of What Associations Should Know
Is Retirement In Your Future?
The "Unpaid" Intern
Is Your Sick Leave Policy in Compliance With District of Columbia Law
Federal Trade Commission Cracking Down on Professional Associations that Inhibit Competition
Are Your Membership Benefits Cutting It?
Are You Complying with Canada's New Anti-Spam Rules?
The Federal Trade Commission Takes Aim at Professional Regulatory Boards
Disciplinary Proceedings: Due Process and Fair Report to Avoid Liability
Association Chapter Insurance Policies: What Coverage Do You Need?
Recent Antitrust Enforcement Actions
Privacy Is Now a Priority
Compensation Studies: Why They're A Good Idea
New IRS Form 8822-B
I Got This Thing From the IRS...
Managing Risk With Technology Contractors
Lessons Learned: The Importance of Effective Financial Governance and Internal Controls in the Wake of Reported Embezzlements at Prominent Nonprofits
Protecting An Association's Trademarks
Copyrights Are Critical For Associations
Maine Gets Ride of CCV Requirements
Cyberattacks Are Equal Opportunity Threats
Top-7 Social Media Issues for Associations
IRS Self-Declarers Questionnaire Raises Interesting Question in Wake of EO Unit Scandal Print Article
Affordable Care Act Requirements for Employers: Although Mandate Delayed, Action Still Required
Legal Update and Summary of the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013
"Old Act" DC Corporations Under the New Act
What Nonprofits Don't Know About Healthcare Reform Can Hurt Them
New Rules for Association Foundation from the IRS
Top 5 Issues In An Employment Agreement
D.C. Circuit Nixes NLRB Posting Requirement
Employers Now Required to Use Revised Form I-9 When Verifying Employment Eligibility
New Travel Rules Issued by the House Committee of Ethics Became Effective on April 1, 2013
Upgrading Your Code of Ethics and Disciplinary Procedures: Practical and Legal Considerations
The Group Ruling Questionnaire - What is it and what does it mean to your organization?
FTC Guidelines May Require Disclosure by Conference Speakers Using Social Media
Minimizing Risk: The Importance of Conducting Anti-Harassment and Anti-Discrimination Training
The Right Coverage
Five Golden Rules for Committees
Timing of Severance Payments Where Payment is Contingent on Employee Signing a Waiver and Release
Is Your Organization Required to Pay DC Use Tax?
Five Legal Considerations When Negotiating Technology Contracts
Are Associations and Nonprofit Organizations the Next Big Target for Cyber Attacks?
DC Employers Subject To New Use Tax Filing Requirement
New Federal Guidance on Use of Criminal History in Hiring Decisions
Association Social Media -- Is Permission Required To Post User Content
Interns In The Nonprofit World
The New Generic Top-Level Domain Names: What Trademark Owners Should Do To Prepare
Is Your Publication's Ad Revenue Taxable?
Establishing and Association Foundation
Board Meeting Minutes -- Best Not To Get Too Wordy!
Recent Court Decision Finds that Directors of a Maryland Corporation can be Sued in Maryland, with no other Connections to the State
Retirement Plan Disclosure Deadline Looms
Fourth Circuit Holds That Internal FLSA Complaint Can Support Retaliation Claim
Could Your Association’s Chapter Program Be Considered a Franchise System?
As Technology Advances, Testing Accommodations Under the ADA Must Keep Pace
District of Columbia Two-Year Report Filing Deadline: April 2nd
Copyright Law and Your Association
Construction Renovation Contracts 101: Six Key Considerations for Proactive Nonprofit Organizations and Associations
Are Your Employees Misclassified?
WTP Welcomes Jeff & Eric Altman
The Importance of Legal Audits
Tips on Investigation Discrimination and Harassment Complaints -- What Every Association Should Know
What Associations and Nonprofit Organizations Need to Know about the New DC Nonprofit Corporation Act
Legal Issues Arising from Nonprofit Organizations' Use of Social Media -- Part Two
Voluntary Worker Classification Settlement Program Implemented by the IRS
How Trademark Owners Can Prevent Their Marks From Becoming .XXX Domain Names
U.S. Embargoes Can Impact Certification Programs
Legal Issues Arising from Nonprofit Organizations' Use of Social Media: A two-part article
What Your Association Needs To Know About Job Boards
Organization Failed to Qualify as a Public Charity because its Supported Organizations were not Easily Identifiable
Animal-Rescue Group Volunteer Allowed to Take Charitable Deduction
Jeff Glassie Joins WTP
State Franchise Law Applied to Girl Scouts Raises Issues of Applicability to Other Nonprofits
Megan Spratt & Eric Nastasi Join WTP
IRS Proposes Regs on Disclosure of Exempt Organization Information to State Officials
The Golden Rules for Committees
IRS Work Plan for 2011
IRS Filing Threshold Change
Per Diem Rate Changes for Business Travel
Social Media in the Workplace: Part 2
Enforcing Board Member Responsibilities
Attention Employers with DC Employees: Final Regulations for Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act Issued
Social Media in the Workplace: Part 1
IRS Releases Revised Publications on Charitable Contributions and Gaming Activities
Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Form Released by the IRS
Small Tax-Exempt Organizations: Don't Lose Your Exempt Status
Corral Your Contracts
Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Available to Tax-Exempt Organizations
The Price of Getting Personal
Virginia Legislative Wrap Up
COBRA Health Continuation Coverage Under the Economic Stimulus Act
Do You Have Time For Twice As Much Work?
Schaefer, Benson and Schaefer Join WTP
Which Form 990 Should My Organization File?
Think Before You Type
Is a Merger a Good Idea for Our Association?
Retirement Plans 2009 -- Are You Ready For Compliance?
Federal Funding Guidelines for Non-Profit Organizations
Does Your Organization Need A Compensation Committee?
Pension Protection Act Revisions
Beware of Cybersquatting and Other Domain Name Abuse
Payout Of Accrued But Unused Leave At Termination: The Rules Change -- Yet Again!
Charitable Immunity in Virginia
Update on the Revised Form 990
Political Activities by Tax-Exempt Organizations
Updates from the IRS and Capitol Hill
10 Lobbying Do's for Nonprofit Organizations and Staff
IRA Charitable Giving Conundrum
Eileen Morgan Johnson Named to ASAE Council
Attorney Spotlight: Kevin Kernan
IRS on Governance
Protecting Volunteers From Liability in Maryland
Board Evaluation of the Chief Executive Officer
Virginia Sales Tax Law Change, Effective July 1, 2007
Using Your 990 as a Marketing Tool
Negotiating Contracts: From Cleaning Crews to Fundraisers
What Does the Legislative Horizon Hold for Tax-Exempt Entities?
Executive Compensation Avoiding Excise Taxes on Deferred Compensation
Charitable Organization Reform Legislation Becomes Law
Fax Advertising and Nonprofit Organizations
Fundraising Regulations in the 21st Century
IRS Issues New Guidance on Political Activities
Are Charitable Giving Tax Incentives and Reforms a Possibility This Year?
Charitable Organization Reform Initiatives
Hotel Contracts What to Watch for When Planning a Conference
What Does the Legislative Horizon Hold for Tax-Exempt Entities?
Executive Compensation: Avoiding Excise Taxes on Deferred Compensation