What Do Nonprofit Jobs Pay and Where Are They?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 26. April 2011 09:25

Sometimes a nonprofit job looks good.  Maybe you have made enough money to accept a lower salary to work for a mission you are passionate about, or maybe any job looks good when you are not working. But what do nonprofit jobs pay and where exactly are they?

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New IRS Rules Ahead for Unreasonable Nonprofit Compensation?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 5. March 2011 09:27

Nonprofits may face some new rules on setting executive compensation and self-dealing if Congress acts on recommendations from Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee. Although this report focuses on media-based ministries, it also includes recommendations that would change which organizations are given nonprofit status by IRS, expand penalties on self-dealing, and establish new regulations on setting executive compensation for all nonprofits.

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Nonprofit Compensation When Times are Tough

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 4. March 2011 09:29

Setting compensation in nonprofits is tough these days – you need to attract and retain the needed staff, managers, and executives, but work within a tight budget that may even be shrinking. And prepare to explain (and perhaps defend) your salary decisions when questioned by funders, donors, media, members of the public, and perhaps clients and staff members.

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Nonprofit Oversight - More Scrutiny from IRS Ahead for Churches?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 11. February 2011 09:30

Tax-exemption for churches and religious organizations is an area Congress hasn’t looked at in decades, but Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), ranking member of the Senate Finance Committee, is interested in changing that. His staff conducted an investigation of media-based ministries that constituents brought to his attention, with the stated goal of coming up with recommendations to encourage good governance that would preserve confidence without inhibiting religious freedom.

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Nonprofits Can Avoid IRS Scrutiny – Pay and Report Correctly

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 3. February 2011 09:32

The IRS wants nonprofits to comply with rules and regulations for tax exempt organizations, particularly on executive compensation and employment-related payments. Enforcement efforts, as reported in the December 2010 Exempt Organizations Division (EO) annual report have been stepped up.

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