A lot of my clients came to me for the reasons you’d expect – something got hosed up, they received a scary lawyer-letter, they were facing a HUGE problem they knew they couldn’t deal with on their own. But to be honest, I wish that wasn’t why they reached out.Read Article
I know, I know, a lot of nonprofits don’t have workers comp.
Say you don’t have any employees, only 1099 contractors. Or, everything is run by volunteers. Or, the board is the only people involved. Most people would assume that you don’t need worker’s comp is not needed in any of those situations.
BUT in all those cases, you might need to start thinking about Workers’ Comp. Surprised? I was too, until I had a chance to sit down with Tom Wertish from Novallus Insurance.
Read on to learn more!Read Article
In my home state of Minnesota, nonprofits can apply for property tax exemption if they use their real estate for mission delivery. Usually this is a faceless process, the nonprofit applies on paper and has to send in its 990s and other materials to the county tax assessor.Read Article
This is a question I WISH more founders asked me!Read Article
One of the things I’ve noticed in my years as the lawyer for nonprofits is the confusion people have about the board chair or board president role. Sometimes clients come in dealing with some sort of board crisis and sometimes that crisis is interpersonal conflict between board members. You might be surprised to know that sometimes the board President or Chair is the root of the problem.Read Article