Pitfall Avoidance for Nonprofits

July 22nd, 2021 by

We have recently gotten a ton of new inquiries from people looking to form nonprofits and others whose board meetings must resemble an episode of Jerry Springer.  We’ve written before on setting up a nonprofit, but it’s high time we talk about the pitfalls many nonprofits experience once they’re up and running.* Governance Concerns If […]

So You Want to Start a Nonprofit?

November 3rd, 2020 by

First, I’m going to do my best to talk you out of it.  Regardless of your geographical location, there are likely tons – TONS – of nonprofits already in existence.  Nevada alone has over 8,000 nonprofits.  Under the theory there’s no such thing as an original thought, chances are someone else is already doing what […]

New Rules for Nonprofits

January 25th, 2015 by

As one of my clients discovered the hard way, many states have charitable solicitation registration laws.  As of January 1, 2014, Nevada is one of these states.  Assembly Bill 60 requires a nonprofit corporation to register with the Nevada Secretary of State before it begins soliciting or accepting tax-deductible donations within the state. Organizations may […]

Tips for Nonprofit Organizations

July 29th, 2013 by

If you are interested in forming a nonprofit corporation in Nevada, here are some helpful hints. State and Federal: You MUST register your organization both with the State of Nevada and then file with the IRS.  Because your 501(c)3 tax-exempt status comes from the IRS, registering as a nonprofit corporation just with the state doesn’t […]