Nonprofit news from around the web: June 14 – 18, 2021

Written on Jun 16, 2021

Sorting out tax exempts’ UBTI painlessly
Practitioners who file Forms 990-T, will see some curveballs coming their way this year. Not only has the form been completely redesigned, Harris noted, but final regulations that became effective Dec. 2, 2020, will affect treatment of unrelated business taxable income (UBTI).

4 new revelations on how people give to charity crowdfunding campaigns
It’s hard to know exactly how much money changes hands today through GoFundMe, Indiegogo, Kickstarter, and the thousands of other crowdfunding platforms out there. Without any U.S. oversight or coordination, gathering accurate and complete data is next to impossible. But there’s no doubt that crowdfunding is on the rise.

A new reason Americans are getting leery of billionaire donors
The news that the 25 richest Americans pay very low federal income taxes has rekindled a debate over the value of their charitable giving, what it takes to build a better world, and who gets to decide how to take on the toughest global challenges.

10 keys for onboarding new nonprofit team members
A lot of weight falls on the onboarding process. Nonprofit directors need to introduce the organization's mission, values, culture and people.

Tech Corner - Why rebooting your router fixes so many problems (and why you have to wait 10 seconds)
The internet is down, but you know what to do: unplug your router or modem, wait 10 seconds, then plug it back in. It’s second nature at this point, but why does it actually work? And is there some magic to the 10 second number?

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