When Bad things Happen to Good Organizations: Fraud Prevention and Recovery Strategies for Nonprofits.

10/30/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Discovery of fraud within a nonprofit organization creates multiple challenges - among them: How best to investigate? How best to respond? and What steps can be taken to remediate the underlying causes?...
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Exempt Organizations Fundamentals Series - Introduction to Tax Exempt Organizations

10/23/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
After this seminar, attendees will have a basic understanding of what it means to be a private foundation or a public charity and receive an introduction to our six-part series on forming and operating a tax-exempt organization in Massachusetts. ...
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Non-Profits in Election Season and Thereafter

10/09/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Election season is upon us, a time of opportunity and peril for non-profits. We will survey state and federal law regarding political participation — from a tax and election law perspective, and highlight a few quirks that are particularly relevant in Massachusetts....
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Tax-Exempt Organizations Kick-off Happy Hour

09/25/2018 - 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Join the Tax-Exempt Organizations Section for their innaugual Kick-Off Happy Hour. We'll meet at 5:30pm on Tuesday, September 25th at Society on High for drinks, snacks, networking and idea sharing. Join us to meet new colleagues, share ideas or learn more about our work here at the BBA....
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Exempt Organizations Fundamentals Series – Taxation

06/19/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This program provides the basics of the laws and rules that govern taxation of non-profit organizations, including discussion of UBTI, real property tax exemptions, PILOT payments, sales and use tax issues, and excise taxes on excess benefit transactions....
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Nonprofit Organizations Expanding, Cooperating or Just Occasionally in Canada

05/29/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Whether your nonprofit client has a one-time activity in Canada, is looking to cooperate in some sort of joint venture with a Canadian charity or not-for-profit or is planning to do the same (or different things) in Canada, remembering it is a different country can help avoid problems....
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Exempt Organizations Fundamentals Series – Dissolution

05/08/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This session focuses on dissolution, with an overview of the different types of dissolution, alternatives to dissolution, the dissolution process, and issues to keep in mind when considering dissolution....
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Political Pursuits – How Non-Profits Can Participate in Political Campaigns, Advocacy and Lobbying

04/12/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This presentation will discuss the issues faced by nonprofit organizations seeking to be involved in political issues, campaigns for office, ballot initiatives, and advocacy for particular public policies....
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Private Foundations - Rules of Behavior

03/20/2018 - 12:00PM to 01:00 PM
This program will be the 5th in the 7 part Tax-Exempt Fundamentals Series and focuses on the special rules applicable to private foundations, a subset of tax-exempt organizations....
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Leading with Intent – Strategies for Improving Nonprofit Board Performance and Impact

03/16/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Join us for a conversation with Vernetta Walker, JD, Chief Governance Officer at BoardSource, who will share insights on what Leading with Intent 2017 tells us about current trends and dynamics in nonprofit board leadership, how boards can leverage the report’s findings to improve their performance and organizational impact, and why it is critical for nonprofit organizations and their boards to fully embrace diversity and inclusion. ...
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Tax Reform Impact on Exempt Organizations

01/30/2018 - 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
We will review the areas of the new Tax Reform law that have implications for Exempt Organizations. Will we identify some areas where further guidance is needed and discuss the practical aspects of implementing the law. Colleges, health systems and other exempt organizations will be affected. Come join us to learn more! ...
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Tax Exempt Organizations Fundamentals Series - Board Fiduciary Duties and Risk Management

01/23/2018 - 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
This program follows the December presentation on the basics of the laws and rules that govern board operations, with a discussion on board fiduciary duties and internal risk management....
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