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Ellis McGehee Carter

Ellis Carter’s Legal Guides

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  • Nonprofit Law Jargon Buster – 501(c)(3) Organizations and the Commerciality Doctrine

    Operate like a business - But not too much like a business! The well-meaning have been advising exempt organizations to “operate like a business” for years. If the organization is a Section 501(c)(3)

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  • Top Ten Non-profit Governance Mistakes (From a Lawyer’s Perspective)

    Failing to Understand Fiduciary Duties When you volunteer to serve as a director or officer of a non-profit, you accept the responsibility to act with the duties of good faith, due care and loyalty.

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  • Draft Form 990: Challenges for Non-Profits

    Review the Revised Form 990 and Note Areas That Impact Your Organization The revised Form 990 inquires about the following policies and procedures - Policies - - Conflict of interest policy and di

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