For Nonprofits, It’s All About the Board

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 25. April 2012 09:00

A recent blog by Lucy Marcus again brings home what being on the Board of a nonprofit means – a responsibility not to be taken lightly!

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Does Nonprofit “Good Governance” Lead to IRS Tax Compliance?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 20. April 2012 09:01

The Exempt Organizations division of IRS thinks so and has some preliminary evidence to back up the assertion. In a recent speech , EO Director Lois Lerner disclosed some current research results and plans for a more comprehensive look at the link between organizations that are well governed and their likeliness to be compliant with tax law.

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Whither Form 990 E-filing - or Is It Wither?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 19. March 2012 09:03

If you have ever wondered why nonprofit issues and compliance do not appear to be top priorities with the IRS, just review the statistics presented in an article in the most recent issue of the Statistics of Income (SOI) Bulletin - Winter 2012, published quarterly by the SOI, the research division of the IRS.

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Will the IRS Be Looking at Your Nonprofit in 2012?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 23. February 2012 09:07

The latest report on the activities and plans for the Exempt Organizations (EO) division of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities of the IRS provides some insight into what’s ahead for nonprofits – good to know if your nonprofit is in a group targeted for some scrutiny.

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Are You Paying Attention to Executive Salaries at Your Nonprofit? Should You?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 23. January 2012 09:09

Yes, you should be interested, regardless of your level of involvement. As a donor, you work hard for your money and you should give it to diligent, effective organizations that use donations wisely. If you are even more involved and serve as a nonprofit board member, you are responsible for the compensation decisions of your organization. What's more, if you work for a nonprofit, there’s easily accessible salary data to assess your compensation level.

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