Ready for the Worst?

The breathtaking devastation in Oklahoma this week prompts a crucial question for the leadership of nonprofit organizations:  What is your organization’s disaster recovery plan?  In her article “Charity Inc.: Preparation Counts,” Marnie Taylor, President and CEO of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, prophetically challenged nonprofits to seriously assess their risks less than three weeks before the powerful tornado leveled much of Moore, Oklahoma.  In the aftermath of the calamity, we

The IRS in the News

News stories abound about the IRS’s targeting of organizations seeking tax exemption with the phrase “tea party” and other conservative words in their corporate name.

For a full copy of the Inspector General’s Report, click here.  

Americans Want Charitable Deductions Protected

A recent poll underscores the continuing support the American public has for sustaining deductions for charitable contributions. The study, reported in the March 1, 2013 Non-Profit Times, found that 75 percent of those polled valued deductions for charitable contributions, with 61 percent indicating strong support.  Furthermore, support for the continuing deductions was broad-based, spanning all geographic areas, and a wide range of socio-economic groups.