501(c)(3) Election Rules

501(c)(3) Election Rules

Navigating Election Season and Following 501(c)(3) Election Rules In the run-up to Election Day, it is almost impossible to avoid seeing yard signs, billboards, and television commercials endorsing an assortment of candidates running for local, state, and federal...
Business Bankruptcy

Business Bankruptcy

Understanding the Three Types of Business Bankruptcy When you open a restaurant or auto repair shop in San Diego, you expect it to grow steadily and turn into a thriving company. After all, if you didn’t believe in its potential, you probably wouldn’t...
Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs Trusts

Special Needs trusts are an important, but often overlooked, area of estate planning.  As a parent, you work tirelessly every day to provide for your special needs child. But what happens after you pass away? Will your son or daughter have access to the money they...
Disaster Relief Nonprofit Setup

Disaster Relief Nonprofit Setup

Expediting Disaster Relief Nonprofit Setup to Respond to a Crisis When tragedy strikes, it is human nature to want to help out in any way possible. Quite often, the best way to provide support to those in need is through dedicated disaster relief nonprofits. However,...
Tax Exemption for Fraternities & Sororities

Tax Exemption for Fraternities & Sororities

A Primer on the Rules and Regulations of Tax Exemption for Fraternities and Sororities From San Diego State to the University of California, fraternities and sororities have held a special place in the hearts and minds of college students for more than a century....
How to Avoid Losing Tax-Exempt Status

How to Avoid Losing Tax-Exempt Status

Obtaining tax-exempt status for a nonprofit organization can take months of hard work and dedication. So, once the IRS grants you this designation, it is essential that you do everything in your power to keep hold of it. The following tips explain how to avoid losing...
COVID-19 Stimulus Package

COVID-19 Stimulus Package

COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Financial Relief for Nonprofits and Small Businesses As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the globe, more and more businesses in California and throughout the United States have been forced to close their doors or limit their...
Employee Stock Options

Employee Stock Options

Employee stock options come in various different shapes and sizes.  If your California business has some employees that consistently produce excellent work, you will no doubt be keen to ensure that they stay with your organization for many years to come. You can...