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Kari Bedell
Jul 2, 2015

Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities

The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) is comprised of members appointed by the IRS Commissioner in order to provide a representative forum for communication regarding exempt organization issues. The ACT produces an annual Report of Recommendations each year, and the 2015 Report was presented in Washington DC on June 17th .

Marilyn Pendergast
Jun 9, 2015

Most nonprofit organizations focus their energy and resources on dedicated causes. This dedication and commitment can sometimes create a situation where less priority is placed on basic policies related to governance. Board-governance policies, in particular, can help strengthen the organization without significant costs.

It is both helpful and important for nonprofit boards to consider their roles in establishing policies and overseeing management’s implementation, where appropriate. To do so, board discussions should include the following:

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