March 11, 2020
Nonprofit Compliance Checklist

NONPROFIT COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST

NONPROFIT COMPLIANCE CHECKLIST It is important that nonprofits remain compliant with all federal, as well as state or local statutes, at all times. Noncompliance is too […]
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 […]
May 6, 2015

NFL is Giving Up Its Tax-Exempt Status

NFL is Giving Up Its Tax-Exempt Status The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. The NFL, a 501(c)(6), was granted tax-exempt status in […]
July 30, 2014

New York Changes Extension Process

New York Changes Extension Process New York has changed their extension process such that a single extension can be requested that can give the nonprofit 180 […]
March 10, 2014

West Virginia Certificate of Authority

West Virginia Certificate of Authority West Virginia has begun requiring organizations to include a West Virginia Certificate of Authority if a charity engages in any fundraising […]
August 29, 2013

Arizona No Longer Requiring Charity State Registration

Arizona No Longer Requiring Charity State Registration Arizona has done away with their charity state registration requirement for charities.  Beginning this month, nonprofit organizations no longer […]
August 28, 2013

IRS 990 Schedule B Required With State Fundraising Registration

IRS 990 Schedule B Required With State Fundraising Registration In the beginning of July, Florida’s began requiring nonprofits to include the Schedule B with the IRS […]
August 28, 2013

Certificate of Good Standing Required For Charity State Registration

Certificate of Good Standing Required For Charity State Registration North Carolina has begun requiring a Certificate of Good Standing or Certificate of Authority for charities that […]
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 […]
March 16, 2021
American Rescue Plan Act Benefits Nonprofits

American Rescue Plan Act Relief For Nonprofits

American Rescue Plan Act Relief For Nonprofits President Biden just signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which provides much needed financial relief […]
March 9, 2021
This complete guide dives into common nonprofit state filing requirements.

Nonprofit State Filing Requirements: Complete Overview

Nonprofit State Filing Requirements: Complete Overview If you’ve already started a nonprofit, completed your Form 1023, and received tax-exempt 501(c) status from the IRS, you’ve handled […]
February 4, 2021
donor privacy donor disclosure

Donor Privacy Is At Stake

Could Your Nonprofit Be Forced to Disclose the Identities Of Its Donors? The Supreme Court Will Hear the Donor Privacy Case Against the State of California […]
January 27, 2021
Paycheck Protection Program

Second Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofit Organizations

Second Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for Nonprofit Organizations Following the $2 trillion CARES Act that was passed in March 2020, congress approved a $900 billion COVID-Relief […]
December 8, 2020

California Nonprofit COVID-19 Relief Grant

November 30, 2020
Use Peer to Peer Fundraising on Giving Tuesday

Maximize Peer To Peer Fundraising On Giving Tuesday

November 19, 2020
Ohio Nonprofit Reimbursing Relief Grants

Ohio Nonprofit Reimbursing Relief Grants