Friday, April 15, 2005
If you are looking for information on nonprofits for charitable giving purposes, you should check out www.guidestar.org, the national database of nonprofit information. This website also serves as a good resource for those who represent nonprofits. It provides a wealth of information and is very accessible.
I don't have any good advice on taxes. Professor Michael Froomkin at Discourse.net points out the hazards of relying on Steven Martin's tax advice to defend your failure to file your taxes, while Professor Paul Caron at TaxProfBlog notes the IRS's recent recognition of a TurboTax defense. Tthat case involved a taxpayer who had overlooked a tax election worth over $70,000 because he used TurboTax software to prepare his return, not someone who had failed to pay or failed to pay the proper amount. [bm]