State laws related to forming NPO

Laws related to FORMING ASSOCIATIONS An unincorporated association is formed and regulated by the state’s Unincorporated Nonprofit Association Act (UNAA) in these 11 states: Alabama Arkansas Colorado Delaware District of Columbia Hawaii Idaho Texas West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming… Read More

Overall legal framework for non-profits

The legal frame for non-profit organization comprises of : State Laws: related to formation, fund raising, employment & volunteering, state-taxation Federal laws: related to employment & volunteering IRS Laws: related to taxation, tax exemption, governance and accountability Local/… Read More

Federal Employment related laws for NPOs

The compliance requirements of a nonprofit organization multiply manifold the moment it becomes an employee. Most of these laws apply to employees only and would not apply to volunteers unless otherwise noted. Federal Laws Title VII of the… Read More

Trademark registration for NPOs

Introduction A nonprofit organization (or any individual) becomes the owner of the intellectual property simply by using it in the course of its activities. Registration is not mandatory to claim protection under the intellectual property laws. An organization… Read More