Category: Nonprofit & Tax Exempt Organizations

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What is the Difference between a Church and a Religious Organization?

The legal line of demarcation between a church[1] and a religious or faith-based organization is not always clear. However, the distinction is important, as churches are exempt from certain legal requirements that otherwise may broadly apply to religious organizations. Due to Constitutional …

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insurance

Business Interruption Insurance for Nonprofits – Is COVID-19 Covered?

BLUF – Nonprofits should review the language of their business interruption insurance policies and provide notice to their insurance company of any potential claim due to property affected by COVID-19. Generally, business interruption insurance protects an organization against lost income due to …

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NY Employers Must Provide Notice of Rights to Employees Regarding Reproductive Health Decision Discrimination

On November 8, 2019, an amendment to New York State’s Labor Law (NYLL)–Section 203-E–took effect, prohibiting all employers within New York State from discriminating or retaliating against employees or their dependents based on their reproductive health decision-making. Specifically, under New York State’s …

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