Keeping the Taxman at Bay in 2018 –
Compliance Strategies for 501(c) Organizations

Webinar • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 • 2:00- 3:30 PM ET | Qualifies for 1.5 CAE credits


Whether you are a nonprofit, advocacy organization, trade association or other exempt organization navigating the morass of IRS, FEC and LDA regulations, compliance can be a huge and costly burden. Moreover, the constantly evolving nature of the many regulations from different agencies means that knowledge of compliance issues is a never-ending process.

In this fast moving environment, keep up-to-date with the latest regulations and learn how each agency’s rules apply to your organization, including potential penalties for non-compliance. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Register now for Keeping the Taxman at Bay: Compliance Strategies for 501(c) Organizations. 

Led by Cleta Mitchell of Foley & Lardner, author of The Lobbying Compliance Handbook, and IRS, FEC & LDA compliance expert, this webinar fast-tracks your knowledge of the compliance rules for 501(c) organizations and the regulations that govern them.

In this 90 minute webinar Ms. Mitchell will review the current laws and regulations for tax exempt organizations by the IRS, FEC and LDA. Ms. Mitchell will also discuss possible new actions and regulations agencies that agencies may contemplate  in this arena

Reserve your space now for a briefing that gives you the knowledge and know-how to comply with current regulations, including: 

  • The Types of Exempt Organizations
  • Overview of do’s and don’ts for each type of exempt organization
  • Application of IRS rules on lobbying, issue advocacy, & political activities
  • Application of FEC regulations to exempt organizations for candidate appearances, candidate debates, & communications to membership about candidates
  • Application of Lobbying Disclosure Act to exempt organizations including registration under the LDA & reporting of lobbying expenditures by exempt organizations (LDA method & IRC method)
  • Possible new actions by IRS re: rulemaking regarding candidate-related political activities

Remember, if you have a PAC connected to your organization, different rules apply for engaging in solicitations and communications. Begin 2018 knowing what those rules are and how to keep your PAC—and compliance—successful.

Register now for Keeping the Taxman at Bay: Compliance Strategies for 501(c) Organizations

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Cleta Mitchell, partner at Foley and Lardner is one of the nation's leading authorities on The Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007. Ms. Mitchell has more than 30 years of experience in law, politics and public policy. She advises lobbying firms, law firms, corporations, nonprofit organizations, candidates, campaigns, and individuals on state and federal election and campaign finance law, and compliance issues related to lobbying, ethics and financial disclosure. Ms. Mitchell practices before the Federal Election Commission and similar federal and state enforcement agencies. She is also the author of The Lobbying Compliance Handbook: A practitioner's guide in the age of HLOGA.

Who Should Attend

This briefing is of immediate value to:

  • Lobbyists and government that work with nonprofits
  • Association leaders
  • Executive directors at nonprofits
  • Accounting and finance staff at nonprofits
  • Nonprofit financial advisors

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