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Nonprofit Bylaws Checklist

Nonprofit Checklist Columbus, OH

Ohio’s nonprofit corporate law uses “bylaws” and “regulations” interchangeably. Under Ohio law, the incorporators (the people who establish the nonprofit corporation by filing Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of State) may adopt regulations or bylaws that govern the organization

Structuring a Social Enterprise: Non-Profits and Unrelated Business Income

Structuring a Social Enterprise Columbus, Ohio

This week we turn to one of the unique issues impacting non-profit organizations who try to raise money by starting a social enterprise–unrelated business income. As a non-profit (and for this blog post, we’re going to focus on 501(c)(3) organizations), how do you start a social enterprise without jeopardizing your charitable status and without  incurring unexpected tax liabilities?