A Web Link on IRS.gov

Nonprofit Quarterly published my article “The Case of the Disappearing Exempt Organizations Link on IRS.gov”  on Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

It is a short article -well not quite as short as this blog.  My article was prompted by a 2016 IRS ACT Exempt Organization subcommittee’s recommendation – a report which is definitely much longer than either my article or this blog. (Skip to page 89 if you want to read all of the 2016 EO subcommittee’s recommendations.)  For those who may recall, I served on the ACT committee from 2011-14.

By Thursday morning, August 25, 2016, the IRS had posted an “Exempt Orgs” tab on IRS.gov.

This direct link  will make it easier, especially for small and mid-sized, nonprofits to access directly the IRS Exempt Organizations home page and the many resources which the EO division creates to provide them with much needed and used information.

Thank you to IRS Commissioner Koskinen and the IRS TEGE, EO, and IT personnel who listened and responded positively.

 

 

 

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About Marty Martin, JD MPA

Marty Martin, JD MPA, Martin Law Firm, Raleigh, North Carolina, provides legal, tax, and training services related to nonprofit, tax-exempt, and social enterprise organizations serving local, regional, state, national, and international constituencies. He works with them throughout their lifecycle including start up, operations and management, board governance, merger, and closing down. He is an instructor with the Duke Nonprofit Management, Intensive, and Advanced Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership programs. He is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer. Martin is affiliated with North Carolina State University's Institute for Nonprofits. Martin served for three years on the IRS Advisory Committee for Tax Exempt and Government Entities ("ACT"). He was awarded the IRS TEGE Commissioner's Award which "is the highest honor of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, and the highest honor we can personally bestow" for his service. He received a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in managing nonprofit and public sector organizations from the Harvard Kennedy School and Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from Western New England University School of Law. He completed advanced training in nonprofit organizations from: Harvard Business School's Initiative on Social Enterprise; Harvard Kennedy School's Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations; Duke University's Nonprofit Management Program; Center for Creative Leadership; and BoardSource.
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