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States Increasingly Say That All Revenue Sources Constitute a Solicitation

Nonprofit compliance can be complicated business.  That’s been true for as long as there has been a Section 501(c)(3) in the US tax code.  That complexity has only gotten more burdensome since the states have stepped up their solicitation registration requirements and enforcement […]

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Basic Regulatory rules for administering an employee relief fund

Establishing and administering an effective Employee Relief fund requires substantial administrative skills.  Many of the regulatory rules and administration best practices can be confusing. However, all administrative practices and processes must be designed to meet the basic regulatory requirements of these funds.  Below is a brief overview and […]

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What to Know about your Immediate Response Program (IRP)

Preplanning. You hear this term often in life, but preplanning for your company and its employees is beneficial and can avoid chaos. Many disasters, such as hurricanes, can be identified before they strike. Others, such as tornadoes, earthquakes, or manmade disasters cannot. For those that can be anticipated […]

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Myth: International Employee Disaster Relief Programs Are Too Much Trouble!

January 7, 2015
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Global employers considering instituting a company-wide employee emergency assistance fund can encounter some unique challenges. They have to comply with the laws of multiple countries, plus regulatory and tax hurdles. Further, there may be significant differences between each country’s language, culture, or even things such as […]

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International Relief Grants – How to help employees outside of the U.S.

March 19, 2013
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Grants to and donations from non-U.S. based employees are more complicated than those for U.S. based employees. This is primarily due to each country’s unique tax and privacy laws as well as the more difficult issue of making grants to individuals rather than the […]

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