The Charitable Law Section has moved from its former Gay Street address to the Rhodes State Office Tower at 30 E. Broad St., 25th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43215. Please update your records if you are sending correspondence.
The new system enables professional solicitors to file solicitation notices and campaign financial reports online. Emailed notices and financial reports will no longer be accepted after October 1, 2021.
The results of the third wave of the Ohio Nonprofit COVID-19 Survey tell a story of the nonprofit sector’s resilience and contribution. The nonprofit sector has rallied during the pandemic to provide new services to new populations and to create partnerships with other organizations.
Although crowdfunding as a concept has been around much longer than the term, its use has expanded rapidly with the advent of the internet. For the unwary, the worldwide reach of the internet can be both a boon and a trap when it comes to crowdfunding.
The health crisis is causing charities across Ohio to alter or eliminate programs, seek new sources of funding, and even consider dissolving. The resources provided here can assist charities facing these situations and lend insight into the ways the pandemic is affecting Ohio's charitable sector.
Ohio's new biennial budget permits electronic instant bingo, or e-bingo, for qualifying organizations in 2022. The budget also includes a provision that allows taxpayers to claim a tax credit of up to $750 per year for contributions to qualifying scholarship granting 501(c)(3) organizations. For more information, see https://Charitable.OhioAGO.gov/Budget-Bill-Brings-Major-Changes.
In our continuing effort to promote accountability and transparency within the charitable sector, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has switched to an online payment only system. As of September 17, 2020, we no longer accept paper checks as payment for charitable registration fees and late fees. All payments must be made by credit card or e-check on our website through our secure payment portal. An e-check, or electronic check, is a digital version of a paper check. There are no additional fees when paying online. For more information, see https://charitable.ohioago.gov/Registration-Fee-Rule-Change.
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