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Employer wants to know who isn't contributing to charity

My employer is asking every employee to donate to a specific charity via an online form. This seems reasonable. However, they are also requesting that those who don't contribute will still fill in the ...
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Legality of forced, set charitable giving as a condition of employment

Is it legal, in a right to work state, for an employer to force charitable giving as a condition of employment? There is no choice in the charity, it is a specific one selected by the company. The ...
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Are charities prevented from paying money to other charities?

I was recently a participant in a group study, in which there was an option for participants to donate the gratuity offered to a charity. However, I received a message from a researcher today saying ...
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Non-profit donations for organizational overhead

What percentage of a tax-exempt nonprofit's donations can be used for overhead costs in California?
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Incentive for offering discounted services to NPO/Charity/501(c)(3)?

Backstory: I am exploring options for a business that offers Software, Platform and Infrastructure as-a-service (SAAS, IAAS and PAAS) and Insurance-Billing services to Ambulance companies, Fire ...
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What are the health and safety laws surrounding a building owned by a charity?

I'm a member of a charity that owns a building of which there are regular meetings. The building is also open to the public so they are free to walk in if they wish. Is there any website / document ...
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Charity registration requirements for on-line fundraising

I have two questions about laws regarding registering a charity in USA. For the sake of this question the charity would be registered in Florida and assume to receive donations up to $100K. Can the ...
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Can an employer force an employee to donate to a charity?

Can an employer force an employee to donate to a charity and is it legal that they know how much an employee contributes? This is in the U.S. with a large global corporation.
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Is it illegal to start a fake crowdfunding page in the UK?

I want to donate to Greenfell Tower victims at JustGiving but some pages look dodgy and fake (hence I'm reluctant to donate). I've read the terms and conditions but I'm still a bit confused. Is ...
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If a landlord donates commercial space to a non-profit entity, can the forgone lease value be deducted from landlord's taxes?

I could not find a tax or IRS stack exchange so I post here. Where I live, there is much commercial real estate that is empty. I would like to propose to the landlords to donate the space to a non-...
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How do non-profit corporations legally pay their CEOs if laws say you can't?

I read that CEOs of many charitable organizations can make a pretty penny; however, this directly contradicts everything that is known about charities, which state that legally you cannot use any of ...
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Is it possible to create a trust without any beneficiaries

Is it possible to create a trust without any beneficiaries or one in which the beneficiaries could not 1) change the terms of the trust, and 2) retrieve anything from the trust?
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Can a company take donations in lieu of investments and avoid SEC regulation?

Can a company issue "shares" that have no right to equity based on donations? This might sound like a weird question but the application is using the ethereum blockchain to create Tokens which would ...
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Can the costs of a “charity challenge” be paid for with part of the funds raised?

If one undertakes a "charity challenge" to raise money and awareness through some performance feat, can one cover one's costs for the feat out of the raised money? For instance, supposing someone ...