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Venable LLP

Recent Posts by Venable LLP:

Nonprofit Interns: IRS Regulations and Liability


It seems unclear for nonprofits who can have volunteer workers what the proper use of interns should be per IRS regulations. Specifically, we’re concerned with liability. What are the differences in terms of liability between volunteers and interns? Is one set preferable over the other?

State Registration Requirements for Fundraising

The following discussion is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as legal advice. For advice on how state fundraising registration requirements apply to your organization, consult your attorney.

Question: Fundraising in all 50 states via (1) the Internet and (2) mailed solicitations. What do we need to know? Do we need solicitation permits in each state? What are the current laws regarding this type of fundraising?

Follow-up to Nonprofit Executive Compensation Webinar

Below is a follow-up by Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum, Esq., Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group at Venable, LLP, to a handful of questions submitted by participants during the June 19, 2012, webinar “The Next Generation of Nonprofit Executive Compensation: The Keys to Withstanding IRS Scrutiny.” To view the presentation or listen to the recording of the webinar brought to you by GuideStar Membership, please click here.