Category Archives: Charitable Solicitation State Registration

Deceptive Fundraising: 25 States Dissolve Veterans Charity

An article on the prosecution of a charity using deceptive fundraising practices from the Tennessee Secretary of States’ website: https://sos.tn.gov/news/tennessee-joins-24-other-states-dissolve-deceptive-veterans-charity  Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery, III and law enforcement partners in 24 states announced a settlement with VietNow National Headquarters, Inc., an Illinois nonprofit corporation, resulting in the organization’s

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Manage Fundraising Risk

Fundraising Risk Management Don’t Slip Up! If your nonprofit is not properly registered in states where you are soliciting donations, the implications can be serious.  Understand state charitable solicitation registration requirement for each state so that your nonprofit, its officers, and directors are protected from possible: Loss of right to solicit in the state Cease

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ALASKA CHARITY REGISTRATION RENEWALS DUE

Alaska charity registration renewals due NLT September 1st! Alaska is one of only a few states that has a specific calendar due date for charitable solicitation registration renewals and it is just around the corner – September 1st of each year. No extensions are allowed, but no late fees are charged! A nonprofit cannot solicit contributions unless

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State Regulation Enforcement

State Regulation Enforcement State regulation and enforcement in the charitable sector is the subject of a research report recently completed by the Charities Regulation and Oversight Project at Columbia Law School and the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute. This study is the first analysis of state-level oversight and regulation of nonprofits

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Wisconsin New Charity Registration Guidelines

Wisconsin recently passed new charity registration guidelines. Way to Go Wisconsin!  Wisconsin enacted changes to its charitable registration laws effective February 29, 2016.  It is good news for small and large nonprofits alike! Key changes include an increase in the exemption threshold from $5,000 to $25,000 in revenue per fiscal year for smaller organizations that

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