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How to Gain a Consensus Among Members?

The success of many association programs depends on the participation and engagement of members.  Industry market reports are a tried and true valuable benefit.  These reports provide members with detailed information about their specific markets so they can track trends and their own market share...

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How GDPR Will Affect Research

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC goes into effect on May 25, 2018. The regulation is designed to synchronize Europe’s data privacy laws and reshape the way that organizations handle the protection of data. Organizations Affect...

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Political Action Committee Internal Controls Best Practices

With high levels of reporting and public scrutiny, Political Action Committees (PACs) are required to have some of the most transparent finances.  Even so, PACs are still vulnerable to fraudulent activities.  Strong internal controls are crucial to the protection of a PAC’s assets. In 2007, t...

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5 Things Non-Profits Should Know About the 2018 Tax Bill

The new tax bill signed into law last month came as a major blow to nonprofit organizations. The bill creates a number of issues for both nonprofits and the people that support them. The tax bill includes provisions that will likely affect the amount of people giving charitable donations in 2018....

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