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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Citigroup's Shareholders Vote "No" on Executive Compensation

by ERI Salary Surveys 18. April 2012 13:47

Citigroup’s shareholders recently voted “No” to CEO Vikram S. Pandit’s $14.85 million in compensation. Although the bank's 2011 net income was $11.1B, a 4.4% increase over 2010, Citi garnered a mere 45% approval for the executive compensation recommendations.

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Health Care Benefits Survey Shows Employers Struggling to Reduce Costs

by ERI Salary Surveys 3. April 2012 09:18

Employers throughout the United States are continuing to implement less costly health care options because of rising medical costs. Rather than offering changes in traditional plans, many employers are moving to High Deductible Health Plans coupled with a Health Savings Account. Others are simply reducing benefit levels by increasing employee contributions, deductibles, co-payments, coinsurance, and out-of-pocket maximums.

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2012 Health Care Benefits Benchmarking Survey Released April 2nd

by ERI Salary Surveys 29. March 2012 15:16

Over the past several years, many businesses have found it more difficult to match the benefits they have offered in the past, or to those offered by larger competitors.

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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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