Beginning next week, Wagenmaker & Oberly, LLC will be moving to our new office location. Located in the historic and iconic Monadnock building, our new facilities will provide the firm with ample room for its continued development and growth. In addition, the office’s convenient location and excellent facilities will equip us to better meet our client’s diverse legal needs.
Could a strong organizational founder doom a nonprofit organization to serious problems in the long term? Elizabeth Schmidt explores the question, in the July 8 edition of the Nonprofit Quarterly. Ms. Schmidt discusses a phenomenon frequently discussed in nonprofit literature, and commonly described as “founder’s syndrome.”
The recent IRS scandal confirms that the IRS is capable of, and at times does, abuse their regulatory authority over tax-exempt nonprofits. While most of the tax-exempt organizations involved thus far have apparently been section 501(c)(4) “social welfare” organizations, section 501(c)(3) public charities have also felt the bright lights of the IRS’s inappropriate content-based scrutiny.