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Accelerated IRS Review of Tax Exempt Applications

IRS efforts to accelerate review of tax exempt applications appear to be paying off. One recent report suggests the backlog, which once exceeded 60,000 pending applications, is now current. At one time, it was not unusual for an organization to wait nearly a year before receiving any inquiries

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Excellent @DanceNYC #townhall last night on NY Non…

Excellent @DanceNYC #townhall last night on NY Nonprofit Revitalization Act! Important changes for all #NfPs to keep in mind.

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CLIENT NEWS: Award for Corbin Hill Food Project

Congratulations to client Corbin Hill Food Project on being awarded Innovation of the Year.  The award was presented to founder Dennis Derryck by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) at its 2015 Big Apple Innovation Awards on January 14, 2015.  Honored alongside Corbin Hill was Banana Kelly Community Improvement Association,

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NEWS : How does the government shutdown affect USPTO processing?

Without delving into the politics behind the government shutdown, many of my clients are curious about whether and how the current shutdown will be affecting any matters they have pending before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or applications that they’re considering submitting. Because the USPTO generates

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CLIENT NEWS : Congratulations to Dance/NYC

A hearty congratulations to the staff and supporters of client Dance/NYC.  Dance/NYC recently completed the complex process of establishing itself as an independent entity, serving as the support structure for all things dance-related in the greater New York City metropolitan area.  Dance/NYC was initially a project  Dance/USA, the

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CLIENT NEWS : Award for the Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown

A hearty congratulations to client Community Food Pantry of Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown. The Pantry will be honored with a prestigious award tomorrow morning at a ceremony hosted by Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill. The Food Bank for Westchester will be presenting the Michal Winter Memorial Award for Agency Excellence to the

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CLIENT NEWS : Corbin Hill Farm featured in new documentary

Client Corbin Hill Farm has once again made news, this time for the role New School alumni have played in its development and growth. A new documentary has been produced by a team at the New School, where founder Dennis Derryck is faculty in Milano School of International

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CLIENT NEWS : My Pet Chicken featured in Huffington Post

Client My Pet Chicken was featured in the Huffington Post on May 8, in an article entitled  “10 Oddball Businesses That Actually Exist“.  My Pet Chicken is identified as one of the so-called oddballs – a small business “founded on unorthodox ideas” but with a proven track

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CLIENT NEWS: telecommuting article

Client featured in an article about telecommuting in The Journal News today.  An accompanying video features input from several members of the space discussed why they chose coworking. Telecommuting has received much attention recently as Yahoo’s incoming CEO called for an end to that company’s generous telecommuting policy while

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CLIENT NEWS: Mynette Louie wins at Spirit Awards

Congratulations to client and childhood friend Mynette Louie on winning the Piaget Producers Award at the 2013 Spirit Awards on February 23. Mynette has had considerable success in recent years with films such as Children of Invention, an official selection of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and more recently

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EVENT : Client Dance/NYC Symposium today

I was delighted to take part in the legal clinic offered today as part of the Dance/NYC Symposium today.  Lawyers and industry experts donated their time to advise new and seasoned participants with a range of questions including trademark protection, dance company incorporation, non-profit management and 501c3 status.

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CLIENT NEWS : Corbin Hill at TEDx counterevent; TEDx viewing

Client Corbin Hill Road Farm‘s head Dennis Derryck was one of the speakers invited to “Not Just Talk: Food in the South Bronx“, a conference focusing on food justice issues affecting communities like those in South Bronx. As has been widely discussed, Not Just Talk was organized when

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CLIENT NEWS : MyPetChicken.com at CT NOFA Conference

Client My Pet Chicken will be represented at the upcoming Winter Conference of the Connecticut Northeast Organic Farming Association (CT NOFA) on March 2, 2013. This year’s conference will focus on the challenges of adjusting to climate change for farmers, gardeners and consumers. My Pet Chicken’s Chief Eggsecutive Officer Traci Torres

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EVENT: Client symposium, legal clinic

Client Dance/NYC will be hosting a symposium on February 24 to explore issues of funding, touring, marketing, and education in New York’s current dance environment. Descriptions on the various symposium sessions and activities, as well as registration details, can be found here. One of the opportunities provided at

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Clients in the News – Carticulate

Client Carticulate, experts in combing cutting edge cartography, information visualization and graphic design, have caused quite a buzz lately with their theoretical Milwaukee subway map.  Milwaukee has an extensive bus system but a subway system was never developed.  Among the glowing coverage from the land of brewers and Laverne

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Client Success – Chapter One

Zak is proud to announce that client Chapter One has received 501(c)(3) recognition from the IRS. Among many other benefits, this means that donations to Chapter One are tax deductible for donors. Chapter One was formed in early 2012 to provide support services to patients awaiting organ

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Clients in the News – Corbin Hill Road Farm

Client Corbin Hill Road Farm was recently featured on a segment of NYC’s WABC-TV for their good work bringing fresh produce directly to the residents of South Bronx and Harlem. See the segment here. With an office in Harlem and an educational farm in Schoharie County, NY, Corbin Hill

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