TANO is excited to be leading Texas Nonprofits in 2018

  We will be making additions and improvements to our website and member services this year and look forward to continued improvement of our service to the community.  Thank you for your patience in this transition process, if you can not find a particular page … Continue readingTANO is excited to be leading Texas Nonprofits in 2018

Richard Meyer’s Commentary on 2017 Texas Legislative Activity Affecting Nonprofits and State Associations

Richard W. Meyer, former public policy advisor and past board chair for the Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations (TANO), recently presented at the 15th Annual State Bar Governance of Nonprofit Organizations course and provided further information regarding Texas nonprofit and this year’s legislative session. Click … Continue readingRichard Meyer’s Commentary on 2017 Texas Legislative Activity Affecting Nonprofits and State Associations

SBA Advocacy Office Wants to Hear from Nonprofits

The federal government is reconsidering many regulations and is seeking nonprofit input to try to match rules and regulations to the way charitable organizations operate and advance their missions. For example, the U.S. Labor Department has posted a Request for Information asking the public to … Continue readingSBA Advocacy Office Wants to Hear from Nonprofits

Member Spotlight: Glenn Towery, Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

Upon returning home from military deployment, transitioning back to civilian life can be in a word: grueling. Though veterans are entitled to benefits through the Department of Veteran Affairs (such as assistance for education, housing and medical), treatment can be harder to detect for challenges such as … Continue readingMember Spotlight: Glenn Towery, Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel

New Overtime Rule For Nonprofits

Don’t forget: The new overtime rule becomes effective December 1, 2016.    What is the overtime rule?: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employers are not required to pay “exempt” employees (white collar/salaried) overtime.   Currently, how much can an exempt employee make, and … Continue readingNew Overtime Rule For Nonprofits

Austin/Round Rock Nonprofits- Exclusive Donation Partnership Opportunity

Good 360 has a new local pickup program with home goods retailer Tuesday Morning. There are 6 stores available for partnership in the Austin area (1 being in Round Rock, TX). As a partner you will make regular pickups of donated goods from the store. Donations will consist of a … Continue readingAustin/Round Rock Nonprofits- Exclusive Donation Partnership Opportunity

It’s Oscars Season! Does your organization have its award winning film?

Michael Mason, founder of Perfect Chaos Films and proud supporter of film, philanthropy, Texas nonprofits, and the confluence of these areas, sat down with TANO to give his perspective on just how important a film can be to elevating the mission of your organization. From creating … Continue readingIt’s Oscars Season! Does your organization have its award winning film?

It’s Election Season…Think Before You Speak

The following article is written by Bree G. Vopelak. Bree Vopelak assists tax-exempt organizations with initial start-up legal planning strategies and with applying for recognition of tax-exempt status. In addition, Bree helps clients address day-to-day tax compliance issues involving employment taxes, charitable contribution substantiation, the … Continue readingIt’s Election Season…Think Before You Speak