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What are the Penalties for Making a Late Filing of CCV Registrations and Campaign Reports?

Companies engaging in charitable sales promotions (i.e., commercial co-venturers) must register and file contracts and campaign reports in up to seven (7) states. As some states impose statutory late fees and penalties for failing to timely file, commercial co-venturers should pay attention …

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When are Religious Organizations Exempt from Charitable Registration?

While most nonprofits are required to register in many states to conduct charitable fundraising, religious organizations are generally exempt from the registration requirement.  It’s important to be aware, however, that the scope of the states’ religious exemption varies.  Therefore, religious organizations should …

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DAOs and the Nonprofit Sector – How Can they Work Together?

Last November, a group of crypto investors decided to try to buy an original copy of the U.S. Constitution which was coming up for auction at Sotheby’s on November 18, 2021.[1] But first, they had to solve a problem – the document, …

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California Enacts New Law to Regulate Charitable Fundraising Platforms

On October 7, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 488, which amends The Supervision of Trustees and Fundraisers for Charitable Purposes Act and establishes a new statutory framework to regulate online charitable fundraising platforms.  In a joint press …

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