NPA Archive - 2007

2007 Nonprofit Alert Archive

January/February

■ Charity Reform Outlook Uncertain in New Congress, As IRS Forges Ahead ■ Ministerial Exception Upheld in ADA Claim ■ Property Tax Exemptions Come Under Scrutiny in Big City Markets ■ Court Affirms No Expectation of Privacy in Workplace Computer ■ Big Changes are on the Way for the Beleaguered Red Cross ■ A New Report Shedding Light on Nonprofit-Accountability Practices in Light of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) ■ Overhead Limitation Dropped from CFC Requirements ■ IRS Information Letter Regarding LLC Subsidiaries of Exempt Organizations ■ Substantiation of Payroll Deduction Contributions ■ More EO Required to File 990's Electronically ■ IRS Backlog on Firm 1023 Applications ■ IRS Website Guidance on EO Employment Tax Responsibilities ■

March/April

IRS Reports on Executive Compensation Compliance Project ■ Tax Court Scrutinizes Cell Phone Use Deductions ■ Volunteer Immunity Upheld in Alabama for Board Chair ■ IRS Revokes Exempt Status of Homeless Shelter ■ Exempt Organization Eligible for Telephone Excise Tax Refund ■

July/August

Congress Giving Mixed Signals on Charitable Reform ■ Study of Nonprofit Board of Governance Reports Mixed Results ■ New Guidance on Prohibited Political Activity ■ IRS Vets New Form 990 ■ Claim to Hold Denomination Responsible for Minister's Misconduct Rejected ■ Florida Clarifies Property Tax Treatment for Charitable-Owned Single Member LLCs ■ IRS Issues Interim Guidance on Public Inspection of Forms 990-T ■