Thursday, May 3, 2018

Will We Finally Have a Single System for State Registration & Reporting by Charities?

NASCOThe National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO), the Multistate Registration and Filing Portal, Inc. (MRFP), GuideStar, and CityBase (a technology firm) have announced that they are moving ahead with a longstanding plan to develop a single, online portal for charities to use to satisfy the registration and reporting requirements they face in most states. The data collected will not only be available to state regulators, but also (with private information removed) to researchers, policy makers, and the public through GuideStar. CityBase and GuideStar plan to launch an initial prototype this summer, with registration for a few states, with a full launch planned for later in 2018. The hope is to eventually make the portal work for registrations in all 39 states that currently require charities and professional fundraisers to register before raising funds in those states.

Lloyd Mayer

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/2018/05/will-we-finally-have-a-single-system-for-state-charity-registration-reporting.html

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This will not solve the problem in states like California where over 100 cities and counties require registration.

Posted by: Pat Whaley | May 3, 2018 7:44:38 AM

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