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Tom Ciolkosz, Vice President, Nonprofit Relationship Manager
Mar 17, 2014

If you’re like most nonprofit leaders, you may have considered or even taken steps towards evaluating financing alternatives for your nonprofit organization.

This article shares some best practices for your consideration concerning what type of financing needs may exist.

Benjamin Takis
Feb 24, 2014

In the first part of this two-part series, we discussed the growing commercialization of the non-profit sector, and examined how and when heavy reliance on “fee-for-service” revenue may be inconsistent with an organization’s “tax-exempt purpose” under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”). In this second part, we will look at the basic rules for determining whether fee-for-service activity triggers unrelated business income tax (“UBIT”).

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