Club Philanthropy: Guidelines for Employee Assistance and Scholarship Funds

The use of an “Employee Hardship and Disaster Relief Fund Program” is one way to get money donated by members out to employees quickly and tax-free. This article explores the eligibility requirements clubs need to meet to ensure the funds can qualify as tax-exempt distributions,

2021-10-28T15:44:27-04:00October 28, 2021|Categories: Hospitality, Private Clubs|Tags: , , |

The Members Are Back … What About the Employees?

The unemployment rate for leisure and hospitality, 10.1 percent, is nearly twice the national average. However, there are Help Wanted signs everywhere and a bountiful number of job postings. How are private clubs responding to this challenge?

2021-07-27T16:47:44-04:00July 27, 2021|Categories: Hospitality, Private Clubs|Tags: , |

How Private Clubs Can Claim the Employee Retention Credit When Restrictions Are Lifted

Most state and local governments have been lifting COVID-19 restrictions, leaving club management wondering how and if they still qualify for the ERC, especially in the quarter that restrictions are lifted.

Club Philanthropy: Typical Club Foundations

While many clubs have gifting programs that are not tax advantaged, this article focuses on some typical club foundations that provide an incentive to their members to get involved in various initiatives that qualify for favorable tax treatment by the IRS.

2021-06-23T12:53:10-04:00June 24, 2021|Categories: Hospitality, Private Clubs|Tags: , , |

American Rescue Plan: What Does It Mean?

The American Rescue Plan Act (the Act) s provides a number of items to help aid economic recovery out of the coronavirus pandemic. Read on for a summary of the Act's provisions.

Club Philanthropy: Concepts, Caveats and Case Studies

This third article in Club Director’s Philanthropy in Clubs series takes a more in-depth look into foundations. Three case studies highlight what can go wrong and include the key takeaways to be learned from each example.

2021-06-03T10:30:28-04:00February 24, 2021|Categories: Hospitality, Private Clubs|Tags: , , |

Philanthropy in Clubs: Planned Giving Programs

This second article in Club Director’s Philanthropy in Clubs series provides an overview of the opportunities that exist for clubs that establish a planned giving program along with some ideas about how to get started and ensure the success of the program.

2021-04-22T15:10:08-04:00January 27, 2021|Categories: Hospitality, Private Clubs|Tags: , , |

Private Club Trends: Clubs in Town & Country 2020

Are you concerned about trends in the club industry and their impact on your club? If so, now is your opportunity to download Clubs in Town & Country, the nation's most respected statistical review of the club industry.

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