Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. - Tax Deductibility Archives

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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Charitable Class is a Core Concept for Relief Funds

August 30, 2017
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A core legal concept for relief funds is likely the charitable class requirement. The Internal Revenue Service states that “[a] charitable organization or trust must be set up for the benefit on indefinite class of individuals, not for specific persons” (emphasis added). This requirement
means that employer-sponsored […]

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Donation Tax Deductibility by Non-U.S. Employees to Their U.S.-Based Emergency Financial Assistance Fund

October 30, 2014
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Multinational companies often ask about how a U.S. employee emergency relief fund might operate with respect to foreign employees. One potential issue is the availability of charitable income tax deductions for donations from international employees. Generally speaking, it is difficult for foreign-based employees to get charitable […]

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