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Gammon & Grange, P.C. is a D.C. area law firm serving 650 businesses, communication firms, international NGOs, religious organizations, private foundations, other nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, and individuals throughout the United States and abroad. G&G has over 30 years of experience in providing solutions-oriented counsel to business owners and nonprofit boards, structuring simple and complex transactions, auditing and minimizing legal risks, stewarding brand capital, guiding governance and entities for growth, successfully navigating litigation, prudently planning trusts and estates.

Gammon & Grange, P.C.
8280 Greensboro Dr., 7th Floor
McLean, Virginia 22102
703-761-5000
www.gg-law.com
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Commentary

Remember that December 1, 2016 Deadline for FLSA Salary Threshold Changes? ...It's being challenged.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

The Department of Labor's New Rule, raising the salary threshold for exempt employees, is being challenged.

States Propose Limits To CEO Salaries

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Executive salaries at nonprofit organizations have long been a regulatory concern of the IRS. Now, it appears that states are taking an active role in their regulation as well.

Reminder: Automatically Revoked Small Nonprofits Have Until December 31, 2012 To Apply For Retroactive Reinstatement of Exempt Status.

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Small nonprofits that were affected by the automatic revocation of their tax-exempt status, have until December 31, 2012, to apply for the retroactive reinstatment.

HHS Mandated Employer Health Insurance: August 1 is ONE Day Away!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The time has come when most employers, health plans, and health insurance issuers must determine whether they are subject to, or qualifty for exemption from, the requirements of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Does the Federal Government Owe You Tens of Thousands of Dollars? Claiming the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

People have been so focused on the mandate to purchase insurance under Obamacare that they have overlooked a small business tax credit also included in the bill. The small business health care tax credit was included to incentivize small employers to provide health insurance coverage to their employees.

"The Other Mandate": Compliance, Exemptions, or Civil Disoedience? HHS Mandated Employer Health Insurance Requirements Begin August 1, 2012

Thursday, July 5, 2012

With the Supreme Court's decision that the Affordable Care Act was constitutional, faith-based organizations and businesses must decide in the next month whether they are going to comply with the ACA Regulations, seek to qualify for one of the limited exemptions, or refuse to comply at all.

Benefit Corporations - Corporations with a Social Conscience

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Benefit Corporations are a new type of corporation, with the goal is to maximize societal benefits rather than profits.

Tax Court: No Mercy For Donors with Inadequate Receipts

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

A recent Tax Court ruling demonstrates how not adhering to the strict content requirements for charitable contribution acknowledgements can result in problems for both donors and charities.

HHS Mandated Employer Health Insurance Requirements Begin August 1, 2012 - Do you need to comply?

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Franciscan University of Steubenville became the first university to cease offering health insurance to its students in response to what has become known as the "HHS Mandate."

Article: Splinter Group Prohibited From Using Similar Church Name

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Charities need to protect their intellectual property, including their names and logos.

Article: Facebook Posts and Employment Decisions: It's in the Social Media Policy

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

In the age of social networking, companies need to ensure their policies do not run afoul of an employee's rights.

President Obama's Executive Order: Few Significant Changes to Faith-Based Partnerships with Government

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Recent Executive Order issued by President Obama contains few changes from previous Executive Order issued by President Bush.

Soliciting Contributions Legally: What Your Organization Needs to Know Before It Raises Funds

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Charities must abide by state solicitation laws.

HealthCare Tax Credit Explained for Small Employers

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

PPACA provides tax credit to small employers that pay for employees' health insurance.

“Internet Church” Must Have Real Congregation, According to IRS

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Virtual congregation is not sufficient.

Court Rules in Support of Religious Selection in Employment Decisions

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Religious organization may use religious criteria in employment decisions.

990-N, 990-EZ Filing Relief Opportunity for Small Charities at Risk of Losing Tax Exempt Status

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Smaller charities have until October of 2010 to file information returns.

Implications of the CLS v. Martinez Supreme Court Decision

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Nonprofits with unpopular views may find access to government grants or public venues more difficult.

Making Your Pitch High Tech Texting Donations: Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

A charity should follow prudent business practices in implementing a mobile giving program.

Material Support Laws: Combating Terrorism or Terrorizing Peace?

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Supreme Court decision could affect nonprofits providing international aid.

Has BP Tarred Its Charitable Beneficiaries?

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

A high profile gift may become problematic if a donor's reputation is later damaged.

Unpaid Internships: Smooth Sailing or Ship Wreck? Legal Compliance with Wage & Hour Laws

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Unpaid internships may violate state and federal wage and hour laws in certain circumstances. Nonprofits are not exempt.

Nonprofits Watch for Impact of Health Care Act

Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Legislative

Health care reform legislation includes several items affecting hospitals, as well as other nonprofit organizations.

HIRE Act – Employers Motivated By Tax Breaks to Hire Quickly

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Legislative

This article summarizes provisions of the HIRE Act, Pub. L. 111-147, which provide tax incentives for employers to hire unemployed individuals during 2010.

2010 Estate Tax Planning – Congress Fails to Act; You Must Not

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

This article identifies drafting alternatives charitable estate planners should consider during the federal estate tax hiatus.

Public Policy Challenge: Nonprofits Under Attack

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Property and sales tax exemptions come under scrutiny as state and local governments face budget shortfalls.

Birth Announcement for Innovative Structure Combining Charitable Mission and Business - "L3C"

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

This article provides a brief overview of an emerging form of program-related investment.