UBIT: What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know about
Sponsorships, Advertising, Royalties and Cause Marketing

Webinar • Thursday, September 13, 2018 • 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET | Qualifies for 1.5 CAE and 1.5 CPE


Your tax-exempt organization can still owe taxes on unrelated business income. How?

Under the unrelated business income tax (UBIT), areas like advertising, royalties, cause marketing and corporate sponsorships can all create tax liability that nonprofits often misunderstand. But with a good understanding of the rules this area, you can often structure these deals in a manner that minimizes taxable income to your nonprofit.

Now, let a top nonprofit attorney show you the critical distinctions the tax law makes in the area of UBIT—and how to take advantage of these opportunities. 

Register now for UBIT: What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Sponsorships, Advertising, Royalties and Cause Marketing.

In this 90-minute webinar, Jeff Tenenbaum—author of the Association Tax Compliance Guide—clears the confusion over the unrelated business income tax (UBIT), an area often misunderstood by many nonprofits. The focus of the program will be on corporate sponsorships, advertising, royalties, and cause marketing.

What is and isn’t tax-exempt.  You’ll review the UBIT basics and the exceptions from UBIT, learning critical distinctions that nonprofits often miss (or misunderstand). You’ll also focus on current IRS enforcement patterns, common pitfalls, and proactive techniques for avoiding them. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on minimizing confusion and promoting compliance involving UBIT, including how to:

  • Learn the critical distinctions involved in the unrelated business income tax
  • How to tackle contracts and documentation involved in UBIT
  • How to structure your business deals with for-profit companies
  • Learn practical techniques to minimize taxes
  • Learn how the IRS is enforcing UBIT
  • Understand what to do if the IRS comes knocking

Lean proactive ways to avoid common pitfalls.

Remember, UBIT is anything but simple. Thanks to the guidance you’ll receive from this webinar, you’ll come away with practical planning tips that you can use immediately to help ensure compliance and minimize your organization’s tax liability.

Register now for UBIT: What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know About Sponsorships, Advertising, Royalties and Cause Marketing.

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Jeff Tenenbaum is one of the nation's leading nonprofit attorneys, as well as an accomplished author, lecturer, and commentator on nonprofit legal matters. As Senior Counsel in the Washington, DC office of Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC, Jeff counsels his clients on the broad array of legal issues affecting trade and professional associations, charities, foundations, international NGOs, and other nonprofit organizations. He is frequently called upon by major media outlets to provide commentary in print and on the air on news stories involving nonprofit legal issues, has served frequently as an expert witness on nonprofit legal and tax issues, and is the recipient of numerous national honors and awards in the field of nonprofit law.

Jeff is the author of the book, Association Tax Compliance Guide, published by ASAE. He is a frequent lecturer and author on nonprofit legal topics, having delivered or moderated over 850 speaking presentations, and having written or co-written more than 1,000 articles. Jeff is an active participant in the nonprofit community who currently serves as a contributing editor to The NonProfit Times, on the American Bar Association’s Nonprofit Organizations Committee, on ASAE’s Legal Section Council, and on ASAE’s Public Policy Committee.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to associations and nonprofits. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • CEOs
  • CFOs
  • Directors of Finance
  • Accountants
  • Attorneys

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1.5 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org

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