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Charities and Non-Profits | Retirement Plans | Federal, State & Local Government | Indian Tribal Governments | Tax Exempt Bonds Charities and Non-Profits Expand/Collapse All 2020 12/01/2020— Grants to Foreign Organizations by Private Foundations 12/01/2020— IRC 507(c), Imposition of Tax Upon the Termination of a Private Foundation 11/17/2020— IRC Section 4940(d), Exemption for Certain Operating Foundations 10/28/2020— IRC Section 4942(g)(2), Certain Set-Asides 10/20/2020— IRC Section 4943(c)(7), Extension of Period to Dispose of Certain Assets 09/18/2020— IRC Section 4945(g) Individual Grants 02/13/2020— IRC Section 501(c)(4) Homeowners’ Associations 02/04/2020— Private Foundations – Self-Dealing IRC 4941(d)(1)(C) 2019 10/22/2019— Private Foundations - Self-Dealing IRC 4941(d)(1)(B) 10/22/2019— Private Foundations - Self-Dealing IRC 4941(d)(1)(A) 08/12/2019— 2018 Fiscal Year: Blended Tax Rates for Corporations 08/09/2019— Benefits Considerations for Fraternal Organizations Described in IRC Section 501(c)(8) 03/21/2019— Private Foundations – Issues Encountered Once a Self-Dealing Transaction Has Occurred 2018 08/06/2018—Section 507(b) Termination of Private Foundation Status, Special Rules 06/02/2018— Understanding How Income Affects Qualification for Exemption as a IRC Section 501(c)(2) Corporation 05/21/2018— Section 4959 Excise Tax for Failure to Meet the Requirements of Section 501(r)(3) and Noncompliant Facility Income Tax for Failure to Meet the Requirements of Section 501(r) 05/21/2018— IRC Section 4941(d)(2)(E) - Taxes on Self-Dealing, Special Rules 04/05/2018— Exempt Organization Gaming and Unrelated Business Taxable Income 04/03/2018— Hospital Definition Under IRC Sections 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(iii) versus IRC Section 501(r) 04/03/2018— Financial Assistance Policies (FAPs) 03/28/2018— Agricultural Organizations Described in IRC 501(c)(5) 2017 11/15/2017— Unrelated Business Income from Debt-Financed Property under IRC Section 514 11/09/2017— Entities Engaged in the Corporate Practice of Medicine 10/18/2017— Exclusion of Rent from Real Property from Unrelated Business Taxable Income 10/18/2017— Exclusion of Bingo from Unrelated Business Activity 09/14/2017— IRC Section 4944(c) – Taxes on Investments Which Jeopardize Charitable Purpose – Exception for Program-Related Investments 08/31/2017— The Enduring Relevance of Rev. Proc. 71-17 on IRC Section 501(c)(7) Organizations 08/28/2017— IRC Section 4945(h) – Expenditure Responsibility 06/16/2017— Exclusive Provider Arrangement within Qualified Sponsorship Agreements 05/24/2017— Identification and Treatment of Income from Mailing Lists 05/12/2017— Volunteer Labor Exclusion from Unrelated Trade or Business 04/28/2017— Deductibility of Contributions From Gaming Proceeds as Section 162 Business Expenses for Calculation of Unrelated Business Taxable Income by an Exempt Organization 04/19/2017— IRC Section 4943 - Tax on excess business holdings 03/28/2017— Fraternal Organizations: What Constitutes a Lodge System? 10/18/2017— Rents from Personal Property, “Mixed Leases,” and the Rental Exclusion from UBTI 2016 12/19/2016— Administrative expenses treated as qualifying distributions for the purposes of IRC Section 4942 - Taxes on Failure to Distribute Income 11/09/2016— Request for Private Operating Foundation Classification under IRC 4942(j)(3) 09/29/2016— Advertising or Qualified Sponsorship Payments? 08/12/2016— IRC Section 4946 - Definition of Disqualified Person 08/10/2016— Abatement of Chapter 42 First Tier Taxes due to Reasonable Cause 05/22/2016— Electronic Health Records (EHRs) or Regional Health Information Organization (RHIOs) 03/10/2016— Lessening the Burdens of Government as a Basis for Tax Exemption under IRC Section 501(c)(3) 02/11/2016— IRC Section 4942 Taxes on Failure to Distribute Income Carryover of Excess Distributions or Undistributed Income Retirement Plans 2020 09/17/2020 - 457(b) Plans - Correction of Excess Deferrals 09/17/2020 - 457(b) Plan of Tax Exempt Entity - Tax Consequences of Noncompliance 06/04/2020— Section 457(b) Plan of Governmental and Tax-Exempt Employers -- Catch-Up Contributions 05/05/2020— 403(b) Plans - Catch-Up Contributions 03/11/2020— Design-based Safe Harbor Plan Compensation 03/11/2020— Plan Loan Cure Period 02/27/2020— Plan Termination: Failure to Timely Distribute Assets 2019 06/26/2019— Hardship Distributions from 401(k) Plans 03/14/2019— Preventing the Occurrence of a Nonallocation Year under IRC Section 409(p) 2018 05/30/2018— How to Change Interest Crediting Rates in a Cash Balance Plan 05/30/2018— Spousal Consent Period to Use an Accrued Benefit as Security for Loans 05/30/2018— How to Change Interest Crediting Rates in a Cash Balance Plan 05/30/2018— Spousal Consent Period to Use an Accrued Benefit as Security for Loans 05/18/2018— Plan Forfeitures Used for Qualified Nonelective and Qualified Matching Contributions 05/18/2018— Vesting Schedules for Matching Contributions 05/18/2018— Qualification Requirements for Non-Electing Church Plans under IRC Section 401(a) 05/18/2018— Borrowing Limits for Participants with Multiple Plan Loans 05/18/2018— Treatment of 401(a)(17) Limitation in Defined Contribution Plan in a Short Plan Year 05/18/2018— Treatment of 415(c) Dollar Limitations in a Short Limitation Year 05/18/2018— Plan Forfeitures Used for Qualified Nonelective and Qualified Matching Contributions 05/18/2018— Vesting Schedules for Matching Contributions 05/18/2018— Qualification Requirements for Non-Electing Church Plans under IRC Section 401(a) 05/18/2018— Borrowing Limits for Participants with Multiple Plan Loans 05/18/2018— Treatment of 401(a)(17) Limitation in Defined Contribution Plan in a Short Plan Year 05/18/2018— Treatment of 415(c) Dollar Limitations in a Short Limitation Year 2017 08/23/2017— IRC Section 457(b) Eligible Deferred Compensation Plan – Written Plan Requirement 08/22/2017— 403(b) Plan – Plan Aggregation in Determining Compliance with IRC Section 415(c) 06/20/2017— Improper Forfeiture by Defined Benefit Plans 05/31/2017— Compensation Definition in Safe Harbor 401(k) Plans 05/18/2017— Partial Termination of Plan 04/31/2017— Treatment of Otherwise Excludable Employees for Coverage and ADP Testing 04/21/2017— Identifying Highly Compensated Employees in an Initial or Short Plan Year 04/07/2017— Definitely Determinable Benefits 04/06/2017— Investments in Collectibles in Individually-Directed Qualified Plan Accounts 02/22/2017— 401(k) Plan Catch-up Contribution Eligibility 03/10/2017— 401(k) Automatic Contribution Arrangements - General Annual Participant Notice 2016 12/19/2016— 403(b) Universal Availability Requirement 09/26/2016— Consequences to a Participant Who Makes Excess Deferrals to a 401(k) Plan 09/22/2016— Change to Plan Vesting Schedules 08/01/2016— Notice Requirement for a Safe Harbor 401(k) or 401(m) Plan 08/01/2016— Mid Year Changes to Safe Harbor Plans or Safe Harbor Notices 04/15/2016— Written Plan Document Requirement for 403(b) Plans 04/15/2016— Expansion of Rollover Options Includes Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) IRA Plans 04/15/2016— Church Plans, Automatic Contribution Arrangements, and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 Federal, State & Local Governments - Employment Tax 2020 11/20/2020— Form W-2 and Form 1099-MISC Filed for the Same Year 11/20/2020— Tax Implications of Settlements and Judgments 2019 10/03/2019— Qualified Tuition Reduction 10/02/2019— Third Party Payer Arrangements – Professional Employer Organizations 2018 03/23/2018— Section 530 Relief for Governmental Entities 01/25/2018— Common Paymaster 2017 06/01/2017— Third Party Payer Arrangements – Section 3504 Agents 09/10/2017— Student FICA Exception 09/11/2017— Worker Reclassification – Section 530 Relief 09/11/2017— Third Party Payer Arrangements – Payroll Service Providers and Reporting Agents 06/01/2017— Third Party Payer Arrangements – Section 3504 Agents 09/10/2017— Student FICA Exception 09/11/2017— Worker Reclassification – Section 530 Relief 2016 12/16/2016— Taxpayer Identification Matching (TIN) Tools 09/13/2016— Excise tax on Specified Federal Foreign Procurement Payments 05/03/2016— Qualified Parking Fringe Benefit 04/26/2016— Totalization Agreements 02/18/2016— Employers Must Withhold FICA Taxes for Aliens who Change Visa status to H-18 Indian Tribal Governments 2019 05/21/2019— Per Capita Distributions on Net Gaming Profits and the Kiddie Tax 06/27/2019— Availability of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit to Tribes and Tribal Entities 12/17/2019— Impact of the Tribal Social Security Fairness Act on Worker Status for Tribal Council Members 2018 06/11/2018— IRC Section 7873 – Treaty Fishing Rights-Related Income 06/11/2018— IRC Section 414(d) – Governmental Plans for Tribes 06/11/2018— Revenue Ruling 59-354 – Tribal Council Members’ Wages 06/11/2018— FUTA Exemption for Indian Tribal Governments 04/10/2018— IRC Section 7871 – Treatment of Indian Tribes as States Tax Exempt Bonds 2019 11/05/2019— Rehabilitation Requirement under IRC Section 147(d) for Financing Acquisitions of Existing Property 2018 11/20/2018— Private Business Use – Federal Use of Tax-Exempt Financed Prison Facilities 11/09/2018— Private Business Use – Management Contracts 10/31/2018— Advance Refunding Bond Limitations Under Internal Revenue Code Section 149(d) 07/27/2018— Excess Costs of Issuance for Private Activity Bonds 07/16/2018— Qualified Mortgage Bonds – Current Refunding/ Replacement Refunding Structure 06/29/2018— Universal Cap under Treasury Regulation Section 1.148-6(b)(2) 06/15/2018— "Deep Discount": Effect on Exempt Facility Bonds Compliance 04/12/2018— Rebate & Yield Reduction: Required Payment Dates for Interim Computation Dates 04/12/2018— Rebate & Yield Reduction: Next Required Computation Date 04/12/2018— Rebate & Yield Reduction: Use of Interim Computation Dates in Late Rebate Calculations 03/22/2018— Recovery Zone Bonds, Clean Renewable Energy Bonds, Qualified Tax Credit Bonds and Tribal Economic Development Bonds Volume Cap (National Limitation) 01/29/2018— Determining if a Guaranteed Investment Contract was Purchased at Fair Market Value 2017 11/07/2017— Maturity Limitation for Certain Private Activity Bonds 10/05/2017— Qualified Residential Rental Property – Multifamily Housing Bonds 09/13/2017— Bonds with a Qualified Hedge – Hedge Termination 09/13/2017— Sale or Disposition of a Bond Financed IRC Section 501(c)(3) Facility 2016 06/24/2016— 95% Expenditure Requirement for Exempt Facility Bonds 06/24/2016— Requirement to Spend Available Project Proceeds of Qualified Tax Credit Bonds within 3 Years of Date of Issuance NOTE: Issue Snapshots are not official pronouncements of law or directives and cannot be used, cited or relied upon as such. 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