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|Tax Court to Exempt Orgs: Substantiate!|
James P. Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 26, 2016, previously published on March 16, 2016While we’re not even three full months into 2016, the United States Tax Court already has decided two cases, which disallowed tax deductions for donors based on a tax exempt entity’s failure to properly substantiate those donations.
|Quid Pro Quo: When a “Gift” is not a Gift|
Burnet R. Maybank, James P. Rourke; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 26, 2016, previously published on April 8, 2016When it comes to properly documenting property and cash donations, most charities are well-versed with the IRS’ substantiation rules. But equally as important to those rules are the disclosure requirements regarding quid pro quo donations—that is, where the donor receives goods,...
|Reminder about Political Activities of Nonprofits|
Suzanne G. Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 18, 2016The 2016 election season is red hot. So, now is the perfect time for a reminder about the political activity prohibitions applicable to public charities and private foundations.
|Freedom of Information Act Ruling|
Bob Coble; Nexsen Pruet LLC;
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 7, 2016A recent ruling regarding South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act is one to note. It came on February 22 in DomainsNewMedia.com vs. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.
|There's Nothing Quite Like a Silver Platter: The EEOC's New Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Respondents' Position Statements Gratis|
Nikole Setzler Mergo; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016On Feb. 18, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued its Nationwide Procedures for Releasing Respondent Position Statements and Obtaining Responses from Charging Parties, which are retroactive to all position statements submitted by employers to the EEOC on or after Jan. 1,...
|Another Win for Wellness: The Erosion of Voluntary Participation|
Suzanne G. Odom; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
March 8, 2016, previously published on February 25, 2016Consider the following wellness program scenario: A company implements a program that incentivizes employees to take a health risk assessment and undergo biometric screening. The assessment asks questions about the individual’s medical history, diet, mental and social health, and job...
|Is Your Website Subject to the ADA?|
William Y. Klett; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 25, 2016, previously published on January 13, 2016Businesses that use websites (virtually everyone) are now receiving, with increasing frequency, demands related to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
|New Year's Resolution for Employers: Review Employee Handbooks and Agreements|
David E. Dubberly; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 9, 2015A Nov. 24, 2015, decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which has jurisdiction over the Carolinas, about an arbitration provision included in an employee handbook serves as a warning to employers to review employee handbooks and agreements for the new year.
|Staying Compliant in the New Year: Federal Contractors Should Assess Policies and Procedures in Response to Sweeping Executive Orders|
Sara Svedberg; Nexsen Pruet, LLC;
January 5, 2016, previously published on December 9, 2015A series of executive orders signed or implemented this year imposes substantial new obligations on employers contracting or subcontracting with the federal government. These executive orders have established a minimum wage for employees of federal contractors, expanded protected classes, and set...
|Tips from IRS for Year-End Gifts to Charity|
Nexsen Pruet LLC;
December 9, 2015, previously published on November 30, 2015On November 25, the Internal Revenue Service published "Tips from IRS for Year-End Gifts to Charity."