Natalie Ossenfort

Election Season Advocacy – Silence NOT Required!

Does your 501(c)(3) organization want to speak up prior to an election? Do you hope to increase voter turnout, or educate candidates on the issues that matter most to your cause? While the tax code does prohibit public charities from supporting or opposing candidates, it does not require them to remain silent when elections take place.

Abby Levine

New Resources Offer Everything You Need to Know About 501(c)(4) Advocacy

For many advocates, building and running a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization might seem like a daunting prospect. We’ve developed a new suite of tools to show advocates how this type of nonprofit could be just right for them – and how to avoid common pitfalls in the startup process.

Ronnie Pawelko

Lobbying Disclosure Act Registration Threshold Increased

Effective on January 1, 2017, the registration threshold for lobbying under the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act has been increased from $12,500 to $13,000 to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index. The registration threshold is updated every four years, with the next update in 2021.