In late August 2018 the Zionist Advocacy Center (TZAC), which is spearheading legal tactics aimed at NPOs working in Palestine, announced via facebook that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rejected its effort to revoke the charitable, tax-exempt
This spring our monitoring picked up a surprising story. Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) had agreed to pay over $2 million to the U.S. government for allegedly providing material support to listed terrorist groups, in violation
External Link: When U.S. sanctions laws are applied to U.S. charities, funds can be frozen indefinitely, despite tax rules that require they be distributed for charitable purposes when a charity shuts down. In the Oct.
In issuing its final rule on beneficial ownership, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) exempted charities and nonprofit entities from the ownership prong of the requirement, but not the control prong. The rule, Customer
Charities and their work can provide important protection against extremism and terrorism, according to the UK Charity Commission's annual report on Tackling Abuse and Mismanagement. "Civil society, of which charities are a key part, is also
Representatives of the U.S. nonprofit sector have been seeking release of frozen charitable funds for charitable purposes since 2006 when 20 organizations sent a letter to the Department of Treasury asking for release of the funds for