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Broader IRS review called for by House Republicans
House Republicans are asking an inspector general to open a new front in an investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's treatment of conservative groups that goes beyond examining the processing of applications and looks at how groups that already were approved were treated.
From The Wall Street Journal
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How nonprofits can save big on tech
If you run or sit on the board of a nonprofit organization, take note. Your organization probably doesn't need to be paying full-price for much of anything related to technology.
From Wichita Business Journal
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In lieu of money, Toyota donates efficiency to New York charity
The Food Bank for New York City is the country's largest anti-hunger charity, feeding about 1.5 million people every year. It leans heavily, as other charities do, on the generosity of businesses, including Target, Bank of America, Delta Air Lines and the New York Yankees. Toyota was also a donor. But then Toyota had a different idea.
From The New York Times
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Nonprofit group cleans up unruly government data for everyone else
Government numbers can be tough to wrap the head around. For the last two years California Common Sense has been putting a lot of public data into nice visuals for people to tinker with — but hasn't been able to really put that information — the raw metrics — in people's hands.
From The San Francisco Gate
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Nonprofit trends: Technology and transformational change
From Huffington Post
Marc Chardon writes: "Back in January, when I 'peered into the nonprofit crystal ball' for my 2013 predictions, I noted that the use of mobile technology and 'the cloud' would ..."

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Report: 'Bright Lines' suggestions fall short for nonprofit-IRS oversight
From Politico
The Center for Competitive Politics is out with a new analysis heavily criticizing proposed reforms from the Public Citizen changing how the IRS deals with political nonprofits.

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New Hampshire arts nonprofits fighting for tax exemptions
Two nonprofit arts organizations are headed to court, challenging the town's decision that their properties should not be given tax exemptions. The Dance Hall and the Kittery Art Association are both seeking relief in York County Superior Court, arguing that they fall under the definition of a charitable organization.
From Seacoast Online
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10 nonprofit LinkedIn accounts to follow
Some nonprofits have thousands, tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of LinkedIn Company Page followers, and yet have not customized their page or posted a single update. LinkedIn Pages launched in 2010 and since then the company has slowly rolled out upgrades and new features.
From Huffington Post
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How nonprofits, government can work together to tackle Illinois challenges
As the Urban Institute has reported, Illinois is the worst state in the nation — by a wide margin — when it comes to overdue bills to nonprofits. And there are numerous stories of nonprofit organizations trimming programs, reducing staff, or even shutting their doors as a result.
From Huffington Post
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Nonprofit group Back on My Feet uses running to help people toward a brighter future
Ask a runner why they run and you'll get a variety of answers. To stay healthy. To feel better. Because they like it. Some have an even bigger motive — to stay sober, out of jail or recover from being homeless.
From New York Daily News
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