Author: Stephen Yosifon

Form 990-PF Filers Beware! The Tricky Double Negative of Part VII-B

Paying compensation to directors of tax exempt private foundations can be a delicate matter, especially for relatively modest family foundations.  Most foundation managers are aware that such compensation is generally permissible under the Internal Revenue Code, as long as the compensation is not excessive and …

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Sending Email to Canada? Think First. Canada’s Anti-Spam Law Requires Prior Consent in Many Cases

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), which became effective on July 1, 2014, requires nonprofit organizations (and others) to obtain consent from recipients in Canada before sending them certain electronic marketing and fundraising messages, and it imposes strict requirements for the content of such messages. CASL applies …

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