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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has repeatedly said that nine out of ten nonprofits “fail”. Where does this statistic come from? The Washington Post looked at data from the Urban Institute's National Center for Charitable Statistics to determine if the data backs up Carson's claim.

The Subcommittee assigned to House Bill 569 voted yesterday to make “no recommendation” to the full House Ways and Means Committee on the bill.

A provision of the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 included an automatic 6-month extension for all Form 990 filers.

Proposed regulations from the IRS would require nonprofits to file an additional return with the IRS and collect Social Security numbers for all donations of $250 or more.

Rick Cohen of Nonprofit Quarterly looks at how California foundations and nonprofits are reacting to the ongoing debate about raising the minimum wage.

With its latest edition of the Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, BoardSource has formalized the expectation that advocacy is an essential board responsibility. This Nonprofit Quarterly article explains why they are taking a stand on the issue.

Interest is growing in support of requiring most charitable nonprofits to file their IRS Form 990 annual informational tax returns electronically rather than submitting them on paper.

The Internal Revenue Service recently acknowledged that it needs more time before publishing proposed regulations on “Guidance for Tax-Exempt Organizations on Political Campaign Intervention,” and some in Congress are trying to prevent the IRS from even thinking about the needed reform.

Following the $11.3 billion budget approved by lawmakers last week, a vero pledge by Governor Hassan has brought legislators back to the table to work on a Continuing Resolution.

“The Internal Revenue Service could issue as early as next month new draft regulations governing political activity by tax-exempt organizations, according to a notice issued on Thursday. But it remains unlikely that the new rules would be in place before the 2016 election.”

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