Jul. 6, 2021 9:37 am
An economist outlines the impact of the charitable deduction
Even though it is available only for the 10% of American taxpayers who itemize their tax returns, guest columnist Patrick Rooney says giving incentives affect the amount donors actually give.
Apr. 22, 2021 11:03 am
Campaign for Working Families receives $1 million to help city residents file taxes
CWF will focus its efforts in North Philadelphia and partner with three other organizations to offer financial services.
Apr. 5, 2021 9:13 am
Opinion: The call for PILOTs is a call for wealthy nonprofits to invest in justice rather than charity
PILOTs have the power to "shift wealth from powerful and privileged institutions to the neediest and most marginalized communities," says guest columnist Angela Chan.
Sep. 24, 2020 7:00 am
Today’s state budget blues will bring tomorrow’s nonprofit woes
“Cuts in social service nonprofits will decimate a system that is already too fragile,” says Donna Cooper, the executive director of Public Citizens for Children & Youth (PCCY).
Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow
More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
Jan. 28, 2020 7:10 am
How one quiet man’s efforts to help those in need in Chester County turned into a loud call to action
"Randy Blough is an instigator. Randy Blough is a disrupter. Randy Blough is my hero," says Christopher Saello in his guest column.
Aug. 29, 2016 3:01 pm
3 things more expensive than getting your own 501(c)3
The price of nonprofit incorporation just dropped. You should make the most of it.
Jun. 22, 2016 3:16 pm
Good Economist’s summer issue digs into local social enterprise and the ‘poverty industry’
The city is both "Poorest Big City in America" and potentially the "B Corp Capital of the World." Sustainable Business Network looks at both monikers in its mag.
Jun. 21, 2016 8:48 am
The IRS is having trouble regulating small nonprofits, but new open data releases could help
Earlier this month, an internal report deemed the IRS's Tax Exemption office ill-prepared to oversee regulations. Last week, the IRS began publishing nonprofit tax forms online. Here's why it matters.
Jun. 13, 2016 12:55 pm
Is it time to ditch the 501(c)3?
A nonprofit tax status is becoming less and less necessary to enact social good, argues columnist Tivoni Devor.