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Nonprofit Transparency and Disclosure Through Form 990
   LIVE Webcast  


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Nonprofit stakeholders include donors, board directors and trustees, and most importantly, the populations served by and benefiting from the nonprofit mission. Form 990 is a top tool used by federal and state regulators, the media, and grantmakers to assess whether nonprofits work effectively and efficiently to fulfill their qualified exempt purposes and serve the social good. Continued enhancements to Form 990 support the drive for greater nonprofit transparency and disclosure. In this Nonprofit Form 990 LIVE webcast, a panel of recognized tax practitioners and industry thought leaders will share current need-to-know nuts and bolts of nonprofit compliance along with emerging developments:

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124397
NASBA Field of Study: Taxes - 1.5 credit hours
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Nonprofit Transparency and Disclosure Through Form 990 LIVE Webcast :

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Emily Cummins , Director of Tax & Risk Management,
National Rifle Association of America

  • - High-level theme: Why disclosure, transparency, and accountability matter to the health of the nonprofit sector
  • - Drill-down: What donors and their philanthropic advisors need to understand about your nonprofit
  • - Drill-down: Promoting communication between charitable grantmakers and potential grantees
  • - Wrap-up of the above: 990 minimum requirements & beyond, with new/fresh ways 990 tools are being used to enhance communication

Pamela A. Mann , Attorney,
Carter, Ledyard & Milburn LLP

Overall theme: Tax exempt organizations face increased challenges in dealing with the Form 990 as presently constituted.
  • - Changes in organizational behaviors that are suggested by questions on the form
  • - Increased board involvement in monitoring of the organization’s operations and finances
  • - Increased scrutiny on board policies and conflict of interest management
  • - Traps for the unwary in completing the Form 990

John M. Horak , Stockholder,
Reid and Riege, P.C

  • - The vital importance of privacy to good corporate governance
  • - Charitable money is private money and not public money
  • - The privacy component of the fiduciary duties of care and loyalty
  • - Dealing with the IRS and State Attorneys General – arms length or an embrace?
  • - When to hold your ground with the regulators

National Rifle Association of America
Emily Cummins
Director of Tax & Risk Management
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Carter, Ledyard & Milburn LLP
Pamela A. Mann
Attorney, Chair of Tax Exempt Organizations Group
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Reid and Riege, P.C.
John M. Horak
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Who Should Attend?

Nonprofit board trustees and directors; nonprofit accounting and tax managers; tax-exempt in-house lawyers and outside counsel; donors and philanthropic advisors.

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for nonprofits officers and practitioners who’d like to be in the know with the latest issues surrounding nonprofit transparency and disclosure through Form 990.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from experienced practitioners & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course now by clicking the Register button below. Early birds can enjoy deep discount in the registration fee.

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The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.





















Nonprofit Transparency and Disclosure Through Form 990
LIVE Webcast
Event Sponsors:

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (, established in 1854, has approximately 100 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard’s general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, investment regulation, antitrust, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm’s practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.

Founded in 1950, Reid and Riege, P.C. is a full service law firm providing legal counsel and representation to many of the region’s leading business and nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, corporations and individuals. The firm’s focus includes the following practice areas: bankruptcy and insolvency; commercial finance; corporations, limited liability companies and other business organizations; business succession planning; executive agreements and compensation; mergers and acquisitions; pension and other employee benefits; employment and personnel; environmental; health care; estate planning and estate settlement; executive and physician planning; fiduciary and probate litigation; fiduciary services; general litigation; nonprofit organizations; real estate; Taft-Hartley benefit plans; and tax. Reid and Riege has principal offices in both Hartford and New Haven. For additional information, please visit

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National Rifle Association of America


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