Wagenmaker & Oberly, LLC Co-Founder featured in National Catholic Register’s Article on the IRS’ Mishandling of Exemption Applications for Pro-Life Organizations

The August 12, 2013 edition of the National Catholic Register reports continuing IRS scrutiny of pro-life organizations, despite the recent public outcry over the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.  The article featured comments made by attorney Sally Wagenmaker, co-founder of Wagenmaker & Oberly, LL

Ready, Set, Go: Keeping Your Nonprofit Safe for All

As September approaches, many churches, schools, and social service organizations are looking forward to offering new programs.  But court statistics show that liability for personal injury remains a serious – and expensive – problem for nonprofits, particularly those that care for children and other vulnerable persons.  Is your nonprofit well prepared to serve its constituents safely?

Nonprofit Bike Shop: Can I Do That?

Yesterday, AL.com reported that Marcus Fetch, a former nomadic traveler was opening Redemptive Cycles, a nonprofit bike shop.  The article explains, "The [shop's] nonprofit status allows the business to serve a charitable function, rebuilding, fixing and reselling used bikes at the cheapest price possible." 

How is it possible that a retail store, which provides goods and services in the selling and repair of bicycles, can be a nonprofit organization?  It seems so… commercial.