Can Your "Donate Now" Button Get You Into Trouble?

If you solicit contributions -- even passively, via the "Donate Now" button on your Website -- you are subject to state requirements on charity registration. Violating those requirements can result in fines, IRS problems, and reputation damage. This article by Venable LLP, a law firm with a large nonprofit practice, will help you navigate compliance requirements --

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