At Magill and Rumsey, we have been working with charities and nonprofit organizations for over 40 years. We understand Michigan nonprofit law and federal tax-exempt law, so we are able to help nonprofits with the unique legal issues that arise in the nonprofit sector. We love working with charities and nonprofits - and the people who work and volunteer for them. Our goal is to help all of our nonprofit clients accomplish their mission.
At Magill and Rumsey, we have helped nonprofit organizations, large and small, not just in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County, but throughout the State of Michigan and across the United States. We help a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, such as: arts organizations, foodbanks, churches, religious organizations, sports clubs, schools, private foundations, fraternal organizations, trade associations, and social service providers.
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At the end of the year, with all the busyness of year-end fundraising, not to mention preparing for the holidays, some important tasks can be overlooked. This is a check list of some of the most critical items for every nonprofit organization to reme… Read More
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As the IRS and state regulatory offices take more interest in how nonprofit organizations govern themselves, we can help with the following areas: Board structure Responsibilities and liabilities of Boards and Board members Conflict of interest polic… Read More
Many organizations find themselves working collaboratively with other groups and may even wish to merge or acquire another nonprofit. It is important to think these ventures out carefully and obtain legal advice on all the implications. We can provid… Read More
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We help individuals, families and businesses find the most effective way to make charitable gifts through: Charitable gifts and contributions, including gifts of life insurance and charitable gift annuities Endowments Donor gift instruments Wills and… Read More
Loss of Tax Exemption and Automatic Revocation (Losing Your Tax Exemption for Failure to File Annual Returns for Three Years) ……And what to do next! Loss of Tax Exemption and Automatic Revocation (Losing Your Tax Exemption for Failure to File Ann… Read More
You have just been elected to the board of an amateur sports club. What should you do to ensure that the organization is in good shape? First, don’t just assume that everything must have been set up correctly when the organization was originally fo… Read More
Many nonprofit organizations feel that once they receive that all-important tax-exemption letter from the IRS, they are worry free, mistaking “tax-exempt” for “regulation exempt”. Not so. In fact, there is more and more scrutiny of the tax-ex… Read More
Fundraising is an essential task for nonprofits, big or small, and the ability to raise funds that are tax-exempt is a major motivation for becoming a nonprofit in the first place. Most nonprofits know that they need to register for charitable solici… Read More
We lost our tax-exempt status! What can we do? Did you lose your tax-exempt status because you didn’t file an annual return (990, 990EZ or 990-n), for three years? If so, don’t panic! The IRS has some procedures for getting back into compliance.… Read More
1023 EZ Application for Tax Exemption – Emerging Problems The IRS rolled out the long promised 1023-EZ application form in 2014. It is a simplified application for tax exemption that can be filed online. While it seemed to be good news for smal… Read More
Board of Directors Basics Serving as a volunteer director on the board of a nonprofit can be a very rewarding experience and a great way to give back to your community. If you are asked to join a board, or if you are a current board member wondering… Read More