New Improved Paycheck Protection Program Guidance from SBA/Treasury

April 7, 2020 Yesterday, the government put out additional guidance instructing financial institutions on how to review and process PPP loan applications. It’s worth a read if you are filling out your...

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April 1, 2020 Today is Census Day in Montana. All Montana households can compete the census online, by phone at 1-844-330-2020, or by mail - even without receiving an official invitation/ID to...

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Coronavirus Package Could Provide Aid To Montana Nonprofits

March 31, 2020 Many nonprofit organizations across Montana have canceled programs and postponed big spring fundraisers in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Participants in a recent...

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US Department of Labor Announces Additional Guidance for Sick, Family, and Medical Leave

March 27, 2020 Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced more guidance to provide information to workers and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of...

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What is in the Phase 3 COVID-19 bill for Nonprofits

March 26, 2020 Congressional and Administration negotiators reached agreement on the Phase 3 COVID-19 economic stimulus bill early Wednesday morning and that the Senate and House hope to pass the $2...

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MNA Reaches out to Governor Bullock on Behalf of the Nonprofit Community

March 14, 2020 MNA reached out to Governor Bullock’s office last week to offer assistance and request that the decision making processes in the days ahead include and consider nonprofits, both as...

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Census 2020 Mini-Grants

January 23, 2020 Census 2020 is almost here and nonprofits will play a critical role in achieving an accurate and complete count. Now is the time to make a plan. How will you engage your constituents? And,...

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Montana is Counting on 2020 Census

January 9, 2020 Montana lost its second U.S. House seat over 30 years ago, leaving it the most populous district with only a single vote in the House in the nation at the time. In the years since,...

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Transportation Benefits Tax Removed From House Bill

December 17, 2019 A bipartisan tax bill was agreed to by House and Senate negotiators late last night that would retroactively repeal the tax that nonprofits and churches have been working to eliminate ever...

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Time to Repeal the Tax on Nonprofit Transportation Benefits

December 16, 2019 The burdensome tax on nonprofit transportation benefits will stay on the books into the New Year unless Congress takes action this week to repeal it. Even if the tax is eliminated...

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U.S. Department of Labor Issues Overtime Rule

September 24, 2019 The new rule would make 1.3 American workers eligible for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. By issuing the rule the Department aims to: raise the “standard salary level”...

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Tax on Nonprofit Transportation Benefits set to be Repealed

June 20, 2019 We’re not out of the woods yet, but the National Council of Nonprofits was a leading voice in the effort to repeal the tax on nonprofit transportation benefits. READ MORE....

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Montana Lawmakers Plan Tax Policy Review

May 29, 2019 via Montana Public Radio Montana lawmakers will take a comprehensive look at state and local tax policy over the next two years. Legislators say a changing economy and increasing population...

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May 29, 2019 / Comments (0)

Could providing parking to your employees cause you to pay unrelated business income tax?

March 19, 2019 Guest Blog written by Meghan Bronec, Senior Manager, at Wipfli CPAs & Consultants Have you considered the impact of the new tax law on your organization? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...

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Nonprofits Respond to IRS Notice on Transportation Tax

February 20, 2019 Guest Blog by David Thompson from National Council of Nonprofits This morning, the National Council of Nonprofits submitted comments in response to proposed guidance on calculating the...

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