Expanding the nonprofit purpose

12th Annual Governance of Nonprofit Organizations State Bar of Texas, August 21-22, 2014, Austin,Texas I.  Introduction Accepted definitions and understandings of the concept of “charitable” or “charitable purpose”, as currently applied to tax-exempt nonprofit organizations, may no … Continue reading

“Dark Money” Legislation in Texas

Senate Bill 346 passes, vetoed by Governor Perry Washington IRS controversies regarding Section 501(c)(4) nonprofits parallel attention to the SB 346 debates in the 2013 Texas Legislature The dramatic and troubling revelations exposing misconduct by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in … Continue reading

2013 Texas Legislative Summary

83rd Texas Legislature, 2013 Regular Session As of 6-18-2013 SUMMARY OF ISSUES AFFECTING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS Final TANO Texas legislative report for 2013 The Texas Legislature ended its 83rd Regular Session on May 27, and numerous bills were presented as listed here that directly or … Continue reading