The Federal Reserve board announced that it has made changes to the Main Street Lending Program to allow more participation from not-for-profits, including educational institutions, hospitals and social service organizations.
Tax Exempt Organizations
UBTI is computed separately for each unrelated trade or business.
The IRS issued proposed regulations implementing changes to Sec. 274 that disallow a deduction for the expense of any Sec. 132(f) qualified transportation fringe provided to an employee, effective for amounts paid or incurred after Dec. 31, 2017.
The IRS finalized regulations permitting tax-exempt organizations other than Sec. 501(c)(3) orgs. to omit the names of substantial donors when filing Forms 990.
The IRS issued proposed regulations on how to identify separate trades or businesses to determine a tax-exempt organization’s unrelated business taxable income under new rules that require different trades or businesses to be reported separately or siloed.
The IRS announced that Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3), must now be submitted electronically.
The rulemaking mainly consolidates existing guidance in one location, but it also responds to a recent court decision that held invalid certain changes to donor-reporting requirements.
IRS Form 990 is a complex, comprehensive form that can be a big challenge for a not-for-profit organization to prepare. Brian Yacker, CPA, J.D., managing partner of YH Advisors, describes best practices for a stress-free and compliant preparation of Form 990.
Dave Moja, CPA, a tax partner at CapinCrouse LLP, discusses some of the activities not-for-profits should be aware of that produce unrelated business income.
With tax season underway for calendar-year taxpayers, Betsy Krisher, CPA, explains four key provisions in the new tax law that have a significant effect on not-for-profits.
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.
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.