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Section Newsletter Articles on Non-Profit Organizations

Pay it forward By Patrice Ball-Reed Women and the Law, June 2011 Two examples of communities that have utilized and benefited from the "pay it forward" concept.
Written policies required for non-profits By Donna F. Hartl Federal Taxation, April 2011 A list of written policies that the IRS is asking each tax-exempt organization to disclose this year.
Contradictory changes by P.A. 096-0648 and 096-0649 to Section 107.50 of Not For Profit Corporation Act cause uncertainty By Adam M. Fleming Business and Securities Law, December 2009 On August 24, 2009, Governor Quinn signed Public Acts 96-648 (SB 1285) and 96-649 (SB 1390) into law. P.A. 96-649 is a comprehensive and thoughtful revision to numerous sections of the Illinois General Not For Profit Corporation Act that aspires to streamline the operations of Illinois nonprofits, particularly with respect to electronic voting for officers, directors, or representatives. Its effective date is January 1, 2010.