Tax Exempt Organizations Year End Celebration

06/11/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Please join the Tax Exempt Organizations Section for its Year End Reception to celebrate another successful program year! Socialize with section members over drinks and light hors d'oeuvres before we break for the summer....
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CLE - Strategies for Advising Nonprofits in Financial Distress

06/01/2015 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
Hear from the experts on how to counsel nonprofits going through financial troubles. Whether the nonprofit is large or small, any organization can be negatively influenced by a decrease in donations, grants, and other funding. Our panelists will provide practical tips on how to best advise your clients. ...
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Representing Borrowers in Tax Exempt Bond Transactions

05/12/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Learn how to prepare a borrower for tax exempt bond financing and long term complaince....
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Group Exemptions: Are They Worth the Effort?

04/28/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Need to know more about group exemptions? This program will cover IRS Guidance for group exemptions and provide practical tips for practitioners. Attendees will learn how to apply for group exemptions, when to apply, and the consequeunces of a group exemption. ...
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Investing for Impact: The ABC's of SRI, ESG

03/31/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
SRI, MRI, PRI, ESG, Sustainability Investing, Slow Money? You've probably heard these words but may not know what they mean. This program will cover the basics of socially responsible investing and broad themes of what is happening in the field of impact investing as it relates to foundations, wealth managers and beyond. ...
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Ask Us (Almost) Anything: A Discussion with the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the AG's Office

03/16/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Join the tax exempt organizations group for a facilitated, open discussion. We encourage attendees to come prepared with questions and topics with the goal of having a spirited conversation about working together in support of the non-profit sector....
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Universities Operating Globally

02/24/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Join the discussion on the kinds of activities universities pursue abroad, such as academic programs, collaborations, fundraising, and online education, and issues those activities raise....
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POSTPONED: Ask Us (Almost) Anything: A Discussion with the Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division of the AG's Office

02/09/2015 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Join the tax exempt organizations group for a facilitated, open discussion. We encourage attendees to come prepared with questions and topics with the goal of having a spirited conversation about working together in support of the non-profit sector....
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Discussing Chapter 180

12/16/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The BBA Tax Exempt Organizations Section is proposing revisions to MGL Chapter 180. This brown bag will provide an introduction to Chapter 180 and look at areas of the law that need updating, including conforming to Chapter 156D and related amendments....
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CLE - Federal Grants: What You Need to Know About the New OMB Rules

12/10/2014
Learn everything you need to know about the upcoming changes the new OMB "Super Circular". Our panel will cover the requirements of the current guidance documents that govern federal grants, what grantees--including nonprofits, universities, and hospitals--need to do to get ready for the new rules, and how to assist your clients in doing so....
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Title Holding Companies: A Primer

12/09/2014 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Learn about the basics of Section 501(c)(2) and 501(c)(25) title holding companies, when to use a title holding company, and the organizational and operational requirements for tax-exemption....
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Introduction to Non-Profit Law

11/21/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program will provide a general overview of non-profit law concepts including IRS rules and theories along with practical advice on how to counsel a client that wants to form a non-profit organization....
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The Quirky Exemption Rules for Sports Organizations

11/17/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
The program will provide an introduction to tax-exemption for sports organizations, including why some have tax-exemption while others do not and IRS areas of concern. A case study will facilitate our understanding of the rules....
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Form 1023 Demystified

11/05/2014 - 3:00PM to 7:00PM
A 2-hour training for pro bono lawyers to understand and complete the Form 1023 to obtain 501(c)(3) public charity status for nonprofit clients....
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Introduction to Social Impact Bonds

10/28/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Attendees will learn the basics of social impact bonds, including the challenges and benefits of using social impact bonds to finance projects. ...
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Strategies for 501(c)(3) Organizations Applying for Tax Exempt Status

09/30/2014 - 12:30PM to 1:30PM
This program will highlight key recent developments for organizations applying for recognition of tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Code, including the new Form 1023-EZ, and will discuss strategic considerations for both Form 1023 and Form 1023-EZ filers in the current environment....
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Evelyn Brody on IRS Regulation of Charities Engaged in Advocacy and Politics After the 501(c)(4) Controversy

09/18/2014 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Evelyn Brody, Professor of Law, will discuss the question: can the IRS regulate charities engaged in advocacy and politics after the 501(c)(4) controversy?...
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