May 20, 2020
Charity State Registration COVID-19 Due Date Postponed

Charity State Registration COVID-19 Related Changes

Charity State Registration COVID-19 Related Changes
April 21, 2020
why nonprofit annual reports are important

Your Nonprofit Should Make the Most of Its Annual Reports

Is Your Nonprofit Making the Most of Its Annual Reports? Annual reports are used to provide operational, business and financial information to all stakeholders. An annual […]
April 17, 2020
Help Your Local Food Bank

Please Help Your Local Food Bank

PLEASE HELP YOUR LOCAL FOOD BANK. Here at Labyrinth, Inc. we are privileged to handle charitable registrations for thousands of charitable organizations. Their work in improving […]
April 13, 2020
IRS Tax Deadline Extension

THE IRS EXTENDS FILING DEADLINES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

THE IRS EXTENDS FILING DEADLINES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS To further provide aid to nonprofit organizations and foundations, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS released Notice 2020-23 […]
April 3, 2020
Paycheck Protection for Nonprofits

A BREAKDOWN OF THE CARES ACT FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

A Breakdown of the CARES ACT For Nonprofit Organizations Nonprofit organizations have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Under the SBA’s existing 7(b)(2) program, most […]
March 24, 2020
nonprofits & coronavirus

HOW CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IS AFFECTING NONPROFITS

HOW CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) IS AFFECTING NONPROFITS You may be wondering if you still need to file your taxes on the due date despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]
March 16, 2020
mandatory electronic filing of IRS Form 990

Mandatory Electronic Filing of IRS Form 990

Taxpayer First Act Law Expands Mandatory Electronic Filing of Nonprofit Tax Returns   Taxpayer First Act Law (H.R. 3151) Background H.R. 3151, signed into law on […]
March 11, 2020
The Nonprofit Compliance Checklist: Must Know Essentials

The Nonprofit Compliance Checklist: Must Know Essentials

The Nonprofit Compliance Checklist: Must Know Essentials Nonprofits need to maintain legal compliance with all federal, state, and local statutes, at all times, to continue operating. […]
March 4, 2020

Upcoming Form 990 Filing Deadlines

IRS Form 990 Filing Deadlines The deadline for IRS Form 990 filing is the 15th day of the fifth month following the end of your fiscal […]
February 24, 2020
Affordable IRS Form 990 Preparation Costs

Affordable IRS Form 990 Preparation Services

Affordable IRS Form 990 Preparation In our continuous efforts to make your registration as well as administrative functions easy for you, we are excited to announce […]
February 20, 2020
Bookkeeping for Charitable Organizations

Bookkeeping For Charitable Organizations

Reliable Bookkeeping For Charitable Organizations! We are pleased to announce our nonprofit bookkeeping services. We believe your charitable organization will greatly benefit from our experience assisting […]
February 11, 2020
How to say thank you to your donors

A ‘THANK YOU’ IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL IN FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS

A ‘THANK YOU’ COULD HELP YOU WITH DONOR RETENTION Donor retention is as important, if not more important than finding new donors. In fact, the survival […]
February 6, 2020
New Giving Fund Eligibility Standards

New Giving Fund Compliance Standards For Nonprofits

New Giving Fund Compliance Standards For Nonprofits PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Adopts Industry Leading Compliance Standards After MultiState Group Investigation BACKGROUD The PayPal Charitable Giving Fund, […]
January 27, 2020
Labyrinth, Inc. Record Retention

Labyrinth, Inc. Record Retention and Destruction Policy

RECORD RETENTION AND DESTRUCTION POLICY Labyrinth, Inc.’s document and destruction policy identifies the record retention responsibilities we have pertaining maintaining and documenting the storage and destruction […]
December 6, 2019
Do I need to register my charity?

DO I NEED TO REGISTER MY CHARITY?

Do I Need To Register My Charity? Charitable State Registration Charitable solicitation can constitute: requesting contributions by phone, in-person, by mail, by email or even having […]
November 26, 2019
Giving Tuesday Fundraising

How to Get More Donations on Giving Tuesday

How to Get More Donations on Giving Tuesday Started by the Belfer Center Innovation & Social Impact, Giving Tuesday is a 24-hour fundraising event, held on […]
November 7, 2019
Cause Marketing or Commercial Co-venture Registration

Why Commercial Co-ventures Are A Must

Why Commercial Co-ventures Are A Must A Commercial Co-venture is an agreement where a person or organization that normally conducts business for-profit, partners with a nonprofit […]
October 1, 2019
Maintaining Fundraising Momentum

Maintaining Fundraising Momentum

MAINTAINING FUNDRAISING MOMENTUM Fundraising is a challenging component in the life of any nonprofit. There are hundreds of organizations fighting hard for every penny from a […]
August 7, 2019
Workplace giving

Workplace Giving Campaign

WORKPLACE GIVING Workplace giving is an easy and efficient way for employees to make tax-deductible contributions to charitable causes that align with their personal values. Workplace […]
July 18, 2019

Starting a Charity: Expectations vs Reality

Starting a Charity: Expectations vs. Reality Got a great idea for a charity? Maybe you have a friend recently diagnosed with a rare disease, or maybe […]
June 18, 2019
Creating a network of donors

Creating A Network of Donors

Nonprofit Fundraising Challenges of Small to Mid-size Nonprofits You may have the noblest of causes and a compelling narrative to go with it, but without funds, […]
April 1, 2019

Connecticut No Longer Requires A 990 or Audit

Following the trend of other states, Connecticut no longer requires an IRS 990 or Audited Financial Statements to be included with each filing. The state however […]
April 1, 2019

Some Nonprofits Do Not Need To Provide 990 Schedule B

The Treasury Department is eliminating the requirement for many nonprofits to disclose their donors on their IRS Form 990 Schedule B. While this change will not […]
April 1, 2019

Alaska Will Switch to an Online Charitable Solicitation Registration System

Alaska is planning to switch to an online charitable solicitation registration system in 2019. Previously they had used paper forms for their charity state registration requirement. […]
April 1, 2019

Multi-State Charity Registration and Filing Portal

A multi-state charity fundraising registration is being discussed. The plan has been in place since 2001 and several years ago several states founded Multistate Registration and […]
March 19, 2018

Citizens United v. Schneiderman

Citizens United v. Schneiderman Citizens United v. Schneiderman was a case brought by a 501(c)(4), Citizens United, who challenged New York’s donor reporting requirement. As part […]
April 4, 2017

Get Charity State Regulation Answers Quickly

Get Charity State Regulation Answers Quickly Labyrinth is rolling out a chat help desk to all of its clients by providing instant answers to any charity […]
June 7, 2016

Charity Navigator Revamps Rating System

Charity Navigator Revamps Rating System Charity Navigator has altered its rating system. Charity Navigator has not changed the way it grades organization’s accountability and transparency, but […]
April 12, 2016

Virginia’s Charity Regulator Posted Social Security Numbers

Virginia’s Charity Regulator Posted Social Security Numbers Virginia’s charitable registration office posted social security numbers for numerous organizations online. Virginia requires charities, fundraising counsels, and professional […]
September 9, 2015

ADRFCO Questions Nevada About Registration Rules

ADRFCO Questions Nevada About Registration Rules Due to the lingering questions about Nevada’s implementation of AB 50, which will alter the Nevada state registration requirements for […]
August 18, 2021
Best Nonprofit Registration Company

Inc5000 Nonprofit State Registration Company

Inc. 5000 We Remain On the List Once again, cheers to the Labyrinth, Inc. team for remaining on the Inc. 5000 list for the second year […]
August 3, 2021
Donor Disclosure Requirements Form 990 Schedule B

Form 990 Schedule B – Donor Disclosure Requirements

Changes to Form 990 Schedule B – State Disclosure Requirements Background – Americans for Prosperity Foundation vs. Bonta Charitable organizations that solicit contributions in California are […]
May 26, 2021
Learn how to classify and acknowledge in-kind donations with this quick guide.

In-Kind Donations 101: What You Need to Know

This blog post from the nonprofit legal experts at Charitable Allies is part of their longer series on donations. For more information on donations, see their […]
May 17, 2021

New York Department of State Nonprofit Annual Financial Report Filing Requirements

New York Department of State Nonprofit Annual Financial Report Filing Requirements New York CHAR500 NYS Requirements Charitable organizations that are incorporated, are formed or conduct charitable […]
May 2, 2021

Google Ad Grants

Google Ads Grant: A Beginner’s Guide A great way for nonprofits to get their message out is to taking advantage of Google Ad Grants. Google Ad […]
April 28, 2021

Five Ways to Tell if a Charity is Legitimate

Five Ways to Tell if a Charity is Legitimate If you are like the rest of us, you probably see a lot of opportunities these days […]
April 8, 2021
What is the Unified Registration Statement, and is it useful for nonprofits?

The Unified Registration Statement (URS): Is it Useful?

If you’ve ever registered your nonprofit for charitable solicitations with state governments (or if you’re just getting started with nonprofit compliance), you’ve perhaps encountered the Unified […]
April 5, 2021
These fundraising legal requirements for nonprofits are essential parts of compliance.

5 Nonprofit Fundraising & Other Legal Requirements to Know

Fundraising legal requirements are a complex but mission-critical part of running an effective nonprofit organization. After all, federal and state-level regulations are what ultimately allow nonprofits […]
March 22, 2021
Explore this guide to learn all about charitable solicitation so your nonprofit can remain compliant.

Charitable Solicitation Registration: A Compliance Guide

Charitable Solicitation Registration: A Compliance Guide Did you know that over 40 states require nonprofits to register prior to fundraising? Fundraising regulations vary drastically from state […]