Regulatory Compliance Checklist for Non-profits: South Carolina

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South Carolina

1. The non-profit organization has the status of tax-exempt under the IRS form 990, 990-EZ, 990-PF, or Form 990-N.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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2. The organization files 501(c)(3) once per tax year and complies with all the requirements.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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3. The organization files “Funding Disclosure Report” under 503(c)(3).
Yes .
No .
NA .
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4. The organization does not endorse candidates, contribute to political campaigns or participate in any activity deemed political as per the Johnson Amendment to the tax code of 1954.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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5. Financial bookkeeping is practiced in the organization.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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6. Proper documentation of all the funds and donations is kept and reviewed periodically.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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7. Employees are appropriately classified based on the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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8. Employee safety is maintained as per the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) requirements and/or the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) regulations.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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9. The organization is compliant with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) imposed by the US Labor Department.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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10. The non-profit is eligible to comply with information security standards like ISO 27001, PCI DSS, GDPR, and CCPA (these are the suggested regulations and are not restricted).
Yes .
No .
NA .
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11. The organization has a compliance program aligned to the US Department of Justice compliance program.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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12. The organization complies with the Environmental Protection Agency guideline for purchasing supplies, equipment, and services under EPA Grants
Yes .
No .
NA .
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1. The non-profit has a registered agent who has an office address in South Carolina.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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2.The organization files Form ST-387 with the South Carolina Department of Revenue for exemption from State Income Tax.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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3.The organization files the Annual Financial Report with the South Carolina Secretary of State no later than four and a half months after the end of the fiscal year.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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4.The organization files South Carolina Corporate Tax Returns (Form SC-990T) with the South Carolina Department of Revenue annually. [Applicable only for an organization having related income]
Yes .
No .
NA .
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5. The organization is registered/renewed Charitable Solicitation Registration with the state.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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6.The organization is registered with the South Carolina Department of Revenue and complies with all necessary guidelines.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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7.The organization is registered with the Department of Employment and Workforceand complies with all necessary guidelines.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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Yes .
No .
NA .
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1. The non-profit has well documented its bylaws for smooth operations.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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2. Non-profit board members are fiduciaries of the organization, and they adhere to their duties all the time.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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3. Board meetings are conducted regularly.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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4. The organization has a consolidated list of all the laws, regulations, and compliance requirements that it needs to comply with.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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5. All the internal bylaws are well documented and communicated across the organization.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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6. Non-profit affiliates are well communicated with the compliance requirements.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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7. Affiliates are monitored periodically and controlled for financial and operational compliance.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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8. Financial transactions are well documented and checked regularly for any fraudulent activities.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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9. The Organization is compliant with the required norms and regulations specific to its industry. For example, compliant with FDA regulations in the case of the food industry, a healthcare non-profit must be compliant with HIPAA and other laws.
Yes .
No .
NA .
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