Associations @ Work is coming up on October 21-22 in Washington, DC! ASAE’s premier business conference, Associations @ Work addresses the interrelated business functions—executive management, finance, development, operations, human resources and fundraising—in associations. Previously known as FHRBOC (Finance, HR & Business Operations Conference), Associations @ Work is designed for association professionals to heighten collaboration and… Read more »

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently sent letters to companies that administer Section 403(b) and 457 retirement plans to investigate whether violations of federal securities laws have occurred in administering the plans. The SEC wants details on how the plan administrators choose investment options and police themselves amidst conflicts of interest. The investigation,… Read more »

Since the 2017 tax reform, two major tax-related issues have dominated ASAE advocacy: The unrelated business income tax (so-called “UBIT”) on parking and transit benefits employers provide employees; and The excise tax, under Internal Revenue (IR) Code Section 4960, on certain compensation associations and nonprofits provide senior employees. To help further inform ASAE members, stakeholder… Read more »