Public Awareness

August may feel like a slow month, but issues at the federal level just keep coming. In the last few weeks, we’ve written about the serious pending attack on the Johnson Amendment’s protection of nonprofits’ nonpartisanship, and the new federal tax law’s damaging provisions on nonprofit tax liability for unrelated business income and transportation benefits. […]

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Senate Bill 1045, enacted by the 2018 General Assembly, is a modest step to help the sustainability of our smaller nonprofit service organizations, and to streamline and simplify the treatment of indirect costs across state agencies and other intermediaries (or ‘pass though entities’), similar to the new OMB Uniform Guidance at the federal level.  Under […]

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Senate Bill 1045, enacted by the 2018 General Assembly, is a modest step to help the sustainability of our smaller nonprofit service organizations, and to streamline and simplify the treatment of indirect costs across state agencies and other intermediaries (or ‘pass though entities’), similar to the new OMB Uniform Guidance at the federal level. Under […]

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Nonprofit advocates achieved major successes in the recently ended 2018 General Assembly Session. The Legislature restored planned budget cuts to providers of critical services, and to important programs.  There was significant progress on numerous policy priorities affecting the people and the communities nonprofits serve, ranging from child support, child hunger and school meals, and assistance […]

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  The 2018 Salary and Benefits Survey: A Study on Compensation and Benefits in Maryland’s Nonprofits, is now available exclusively to Maryland Nonprofits members! To access the report, login to the Member Portal and search for “2018 Salary and Benefits Survey” in the top search bar. The report provides a glimpse at the current employee […]

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In Maryland, nonprofits are private entities and generally are not required to hold “open meetings” unless they were created by governmental action or unless the organization has been required to do so by a governmental entity that funds the organization. However, receiving government funding does not normally require “open meetings.” According to the Open Meeting […]

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