Can a Nonprofit Organization Require Board Members to Donate?
September 22, 2022

The simple answer is yes it can (and many do), but perhaps the bigger question is whether an organization really wants (or needs) to impose such a mandate?  It is legally permissible for a nonprofit organization to require its directors to…

SCORE’s Fall Workshop Series Presents – How to Start Your Own Small Business
September 22, 2022

If you are thinking about starting your own business then consider signing up for SCORE’s upcoming LIVE 3-evening online workshop “How to Start Your Own Business” featuring local experts, including RVA’s small business attorney Eric…

Selling Your Small Business? What’s Next For You?
September 12, 2022

Selling your business is an exciting and rewarding conclusion to an entrepreneurial adventure that has perhaps consumed much of your adult life.  A significant part of your sense of identity and self-worth might be closely associated the business…

Common Areas of Trouble Among Business Partners
September 08, 2022

The US Small Business Administration reports that small businesses make up 99.5% of all Virginia businesses and employ 1.6 million people, or more than 46.6% of the state's workforce. Business relationships have their ups and downs, and…

September Nonprofit Spotlight: Jacob’s Chance
September 01, 2022

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for September 2022 is Jacob's Chance. Perkins Law salutes FRIENDS Association for Children for its mission to…

Free Legal Assistance to the Nonprofit Community from the UVA Law Nonprofit Clinic
August 19, 2022

The UVA Law Nonprofit Clinic offers free legal compliance check ups for area nonprofit organizations.  The vast array of compliance requirements, governance issues, and other risks that nonprofit leaders have to navigate can be overwhelming…

Career Transition Tips from Michael Mason
August 17, 2022

The featured speaker at this month’s Encorepreneur meeting was Michael Mason, a former Marine, high-ranking FBI official, Verizon executive and, most recently, a Chesterfield County school bus driver.  In a highly engaging presentation, Mr.…

National Nonprofit Day!
August 17, 2022

Happy national nonprofit day! Perkins Law offers flat rate packages for starting a nonprofit, maintaining governance and compliance, business structures for social entrepreneurship, and more. Contact us today!  

August Nonprofit Spotlight: SOAR365
August 01, 2022

Each month Perkins Law spotlights a local nonprofit doing inspiring work in the central Virginia area, and the featured nonprofit for August 2022 is SOAR365. Perkins Law salutes SOAR365 for its mission to create life-fulfilling opportunities…

Popular Small Business Strategic Combo – LLC with an “S” election
July 27, 2022

It is a common strategy in the small business community to operate legally through a limited liability company (“LLC”) and filing an election (IRS Form 2553) to have the LLC classified for tax purposes as an S corporation.  The LLC is often…