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Political Activity for Tax-Exempt Organizations

October 25, 2018 at 10:53 AM - Nonprofits,


In this timely ACC Docket piece, Lakshmi Sarma Ramani (Washington D.C.-area team) reviews the IRS rules related to general lobbying and political campaign activity which apply to tax-exempt organizations.

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State Regulatory Oversight of Tax-Exempt Organizations

July 25, 2018 at 5:57 PM - Nonprofits,


Tax-exempt organizations must become increasingly aware of the regulatory landscape in which they operate. In this ACC Docket article, Lakshmi Sarma-Ramani, a Member with our Washington D.C.-based team, provides an overview of state oversight areas that carry registration or reporting requirements. 

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Does GDPR Apply to Nonprofits?

April 11, 2018 at 10:02 AM - Nonprofits,


The GDPR goes into effect on May 25th. In this ACC Docket article, Lakshmi Sarma Ramani, a member of our Washington D.C.-area team, reviews its applicability to nonprofit organizations.

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Virtual Currency and Charitable Donations

February 28, 2018 at 8:33 AM - Nonprofits,



Lakshmi Sarma Ramani, a Member with our Washington D.C.-area team, reviews the main issues a charity should consider when accepting a gift of virtual currency in her recent ACC Docket article, "Virtual Currency and Charitable Donations."  





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Going Abroad? More Practical Considerations for Nonprofits Seeking International Expansion

November 30, 2017 at 8:40 AM - Nonprofits,


Below is part 2 of our series on International Nonprofit Expansion. For part 1, click here.

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Going Abroad? Practical Considerations for Nonprofits Seeking International Expansion

November 21, 2017 at 12:11 PM - Nonprofits,


Charitable organizations around the world serve a critical purpose to help society, from protecting the environment to feeding the hungry. As organizations in the United States look for new ways to increase their impact, many seek to do so by expanding their activities across borders. If your organization is considering an international expansion, you should not underestimate the complexity of working in other countries, nor should you make assumptions about the applicable laws or legal structures.

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