Not-for-profits should proceed carefully as they consider whether to accept gifts of virtual currency. And here’s how they should proceed if they do.
Tax exempt organizations
Change does not apply to 501(c)(3)organizations.
A second taxpayer's captive fails to qualify as an insurance company.
News IRS procedures eliminate the requirement for many exempt organizations to list certain substantial donors’ names and addresses on some forms.
The taxpayer expected a substantial benefit from the donation, the court holds.
The Tax Court holds that the treaty provisions apply to tribes, not individuals.
The IRS issued new procedures for contributions to charitable organizations, including rules for when donors can rely on the information about an organization’s tax-exempt status on the IRS database Tax Exempt Organization Search.
The Association for Honest Attorneys' founder used the organization's bank account for personal expenses and cash.
The streamlined application for tax-exempt status will ask organizations to describe their mission and activities for the first time.
The Tax Court rejects the taxpayer's argued profit motive and disallows losses related to nonmember services.
The goal of transparency is to establish and maintain the trust of the organization’s key stakeholders.
The IRS announces new Form 990-EZ with help icons to assist organizations with accurate filing.
Form 990, which is publicly available, provides an opportunity to attract donors and appeal to other stakeholders by compellingly describing an organization’s purpose and accomplishments.
Form 8976 notifying of intent to operate must be filed within 60 days of an organization's formation.
Social welfare benefit organizations are now required to notify the Internal Revenue Service of their formation and intent to operate under Sec. 501(c)(4).
After receiving tens of thousands of negative comment letters, the Service makes an about-face.
A federal appeals court ordered the IRS to comply with a lower court’s order that it hand over the names of organizations that had been on its “Be on the lookout” list when it was mishandling applications for tax-exempt status.
Many charitable organizations will not accept a gift of an LLC or limited partnership units because the entity’s business is not part of their charitable mission.
A year after introducing a streamlined application process for tax-exempt organizations, the IRS reports on customer satisfaction and what worked and what didn’t.
A new notice requirement recently enacted by Congress in the wake of the scandal regarding the IRS’s handling of Sec. 501(c)(4) applications will not be implemented immediately, the IRS announced.