Legal Resources for Jewish Organizations

JCRC-NY – Alerts, Articles, Memos & Templates

The following information is generally applicable to any type of charity – nonprofit or religious.
There is a separate section focused on some specific issues for religious corporations.
***New Deadline for Tax Exempt Property Owners – April 1st ***

If you own property that has a real estate tax exemption under Section 420-a (charitable exemption) and you did not renew by January 5th, the time to renew has been extended to April 1st and you should submit the renewal as soon as possible.

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Effective Oct. 9, 2018 – All employers must adopt sexual harassment prevention policy. First mandatory sexual harassment prevention training required before Oct. 9, 2019 then annual trainings.

2.  NYC SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW  – September 6, 2018 – Required posting Of NYC Notice &  Information Sheet for new employees

3.  NEW – Summary 2018 UpDate of NYS & NYC Employment Laws
By FordHarrison (law firm)Click Here

4.  NYS – ATTORNEY GENERAL – Charities Bureau
*Required as of Dec. 1, 2018 – Online e-Registration and annual filings for Charities
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Charity Governance Issues

IRS/NYS/NYC – Laws & Filings

Religious Corporation – Governance & Fiscal Memos


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New York State

New York City – Focus on Property Owners

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