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Top Legal Traps Your Nonprofit Needs to Avoid

Don't be caught off guard, make sure to protect your nonprofit from the top liabilities facing your organization.

Is your nonprofit, tax-exempt organization taking the steps required to avoid unnecessary legal risk? These organizations face a myriad of legal traps due to the regulatory structures governing them. The most common pitfalls are within the general categories of governance, activities, and fundraising. This topic will identify a variety of best practices to help these organizations minimize risk within these areas and maintain their tax-exempt status.

Runtime: 90 minutes
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Agenda

Risk Area 1: Governance

  • Governing Documents and Policies
  • Governing Board
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Tax Return/Annual Report

Risk Area 2: Activities

  • Unrelated Business Taxable Income
  • International Activities
  • Joint Ventures with For Profits
  • Political and Lobbying Activities

Risk Area 3: Fundraising

  • Internet Fundraising
  • Disclosures
  • Professional Fundraisers
  • Commercial Co-Ventures
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This course was last revised on August 18, 2015.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Emily Menchaca

Emily Menchaca

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

  • Attorney with Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Counsels tax-exempt organizations on issues relating to formation, governance, fiduciary duties, conflicts of interest, charitable solicitation registration, public charity status, excise taxes, excess benefit transactions, and unrelated business taxable income
  • Works with clients to obtain Internal Revenue Service rulings and determination letters
  • Member of the Minnesota State Bar Association Nonprofit Corporations Subcommittee
  • J.D. degree, summa cum laude, University of St. Thomas School of Law
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 396336
Published 2015
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