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Claiming Gift Aid on conference my non-profit is organising

My unincorporated, HMRC tax-exempt UK non-profit is working on organising a conference in the next year. For the conference, we are charging a fee for each attendee, but reinvesting all money from the ...
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Would an organization committed to non-violently supporting indiscriminate human annihilation be eligible for 501(c)(3) exemption?

Hypothetically, if someone formed an organization whose objective was dedicated to the annihilation of the human race, but did not permit violent acts from its members, would it in any way be ...
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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 ...