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New, Time Limited Above the Line Charitable Deduction for 2020 Underscores the Importance of Nonprofits Providing Gift Acknowledgements to Donors

By Amy Coates Madsen and Henry Bogdan The “Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security” (or “CARES”) Act established what is called an “above the line” charitable deduction of $300 to stimulate charitable giving in response to the pandemic.[1]...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Acknowledging Our Volunteers—Don’t Let the Opportunity Pass You By

With so many nonprofits cancelling, postponing, or moving their big annual celebrations, galas, graduations, and fundraisers, not only are nonprofits seeking new opportunities for revenue generation, they may have also missed out on their annual...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: Employers Should Not Share Private Medical Information

I am an avid newspaper reader. For more than 25 years, I’ve been grateful for the opportunity to catch up on the news of the day from my own home without a computer screen! I’ve been interested in following so many different headlines and stories...

Resources For Nonprofits in the Time of COVID-19

We have developed a number of resources to help your organization navigate the various challenging aspects of life in the time of COVID-19. These include information about COVID-19, legislation relating to workplace safety and employee benefits,...

52 Tips in 52 Weeks: In-Kind Donations in the Time of COVID-19

We have had to adopt so many new important daily practices to stay safe and healthy in the midst of the pandemic: social distancing, wearing masks, staying at home, keeping up with the number of infections, are just a few. At my house, we have also...

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