As a startup or small business, hiring interns seems appealing. You need the help but don’t have the budget to pay an employee. And the intern gets valuable experience and training. It’s a win-win, right? Not quite. Hiring interns as a for-profit business can carry a lot of risk.
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Hash is a business law attorney in Oakland, CA. He is passionate about using entrepreneurship as a force for good. Hash's practice focuses on assisting founders with entity formation, startup financing, employment compliance, business contracts, trademark, data privacy, and nonprofit organizations.
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As a California 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, you will have ongoing filing requirements. Here is a breakdown of the federal and California nonprofit filing requirements:
A common misconception is that 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organizations cannot engage in legislative advocacy, or lobbying. While nonprofit lobbying laws strictly prohibit tax-exempt nonprofit organizations from supporting or contributing to a political candidate, they do not entirely prohibit them from lobbying.
Nonprofit organizations are finding it more and more challenging to access much needed capital to carry out their mission-related activities. With increasing competition for a decreasing supply of grants from institutions and the government, nonprofits have had to get creative by turning to alternative sources of funding, including crowd source funding among others. You may […]
Crowd source funding, or crowdfunding, is an innovative method for businesses and organizations to raise small amounts of money from a large base of individuals. Crowdfunding is particularly helpful for nonprofit organizations, as it allows them to carry out their programmatic activities without being heavily reliant on donations and grants from wealthy individuals, institutions, and […]