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Blog Posts in May, 2014

What Are “Directly Connected” Expenses?

Question: What are “directly connected” expenses? Answer: Deductions incurred solely because of the unrelated business are known as directly connected expenses. These are expenses that ...
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When is Unrelated Business Income Taxable?

If your nonprofit engages in inactivity unrelated to its exempt purpose, you may have Unrelated Business Income that is taxable. Unrelated Business Income is the income from a trade or business ...
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What Are “Dual Use” Expenses?

Question: What are “dual use” expenses? Answer: If an expense is incurred both to carry on exempt functions of your nonprofit and to conduct an unrelated business, then you have what is ...
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Why Is a 501(H) Election Important to Nonprofits Engaged in Lobbying?

Many nonprofits are under the impression that lobbying is forbidden or severely restricted, but that is not entirely the case. The fact is that nonprofits need to be very careful about blindly ...
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Can I Use Federal Grant Money to Fund Lobbying Efforts of My Nonprofit?

Question. Can I use federal grant money to fund lobbying efforts of my Nonprofit? Answer: No, nonprofits that receive federal funds may not use funds received by the nonprofit as a result of a ...
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Does a Church Have to Have a 501c3?

Question: Does a Church need to apply for 501c3? Answer: While it is true that Section 508(c)(1) of the Code relieves Churches from applying for favorable determination letters regarding their exempt ...
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Why Is a 501(H) Election Important to Nonprofits Engaged in Lobbying?

Many nonprofits are under the impression that lobbying is forbidden or severely restricted, but that is not entirely the case. The fact is that nonprofits need to be very careful about blindly ...
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Can I Form a Nonprofit LLC?

Question? Can I setup my Nonprofit as an LLC? Answer: Yes, but only under very limited circumstances would this be of benefit. In order to understand why, let’s break the one question into its ...
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Can My Nonprofit Hold Raffle to Raise Money?

Question: Can my Nonprofit hold Raffle to Raise Money? The Charitable Raffle Enabling Act, effective January 1, 1990, permits “qualified organizations” to hold up to two raffles per ...
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Can My Nonprofit Hold a Poker Tournament or Casino Night Fundraiser?

Question: Can my Nonprofit hold a Poker Tournament or Casino Night Fundraiser? Answer: Unlike raffles and bingo, there is NO exception to the gambling law in Texas for nonprofits to hold poker or ...
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  • Do I Need an Attorney for a Nonprofit?

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    Why Hire an Attorney?
  • Start Your Business Off Right

    It is crucial that your nonprofit be setup correctly to avoid problems and ensure your success.

    Find Out What Needs to Be Done
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