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Garry W. Jenkins Media Hits

The following is a list of selected media coverage for Garry W. Jenkins. The links below will direct you to sites that are not affiliated with the Moritz College of Law. They are subject to change, and some may expire or require registration as time passes.

 

Health Plan Foundations: How Well Are They Spending the Money?

April 5, 2013

Professor Garry Jenkins's research article, "Incorporation: Choice, Uniformity and Reform of Non Profit State Law," was cited in an article in the Managed Care Magazine regarding health plan foundations. Jenkins' said, "In virtually every jurisdiction, the attorney general represents the state and public interest in protecting charitable assets by overseeing not-for-profit corporations, either by statutory provision or common law," according to the magazine article.



IRS gives nonprofits more time to file for tax-exempt status

May 18, 2010

Moritz Professor Garry Jenkins was quoted in a Columbus Dispatch story about the Internal Revenue Service extended its deadline for nonprofits to file for tax-exempt status. The story states: "‘The penalty was a death sentence; you lose your tax-exempt status,’ said Garry Jenkins, an Ohio State University law professor who specializes in charities.”



Charities up against IRS deadline

May 14, 2010

Professor Garry Jenkins was quoted in a Columbus Dispatch story regarding Ohio nonprofits who filed to file necessary papers with the Internal Revenue Service. The story states: "‘I have no doubt that the goal is not to punish small organizations,’ said Garry Jenkins, an Ohio State University law professor who specializes in charities. ‘The goal is to have more-accurate information.’”



IRS forms track pay at nonprofits

March 7, 2010

Professor Garry Jenkins was quoted in a Columbus Dispatch story about a revised 990 tax form that is used by charities to report to the Internal Revenue Service. The story states: “‘It's becoming less of a tax return and more of an information return,’ said Garry Jenkins, an Ohio State University law professor who specializes in philanthropy. ‘It's like a disclosure document.’”



Democrats form corporations; Nonprofits to pay for inauguration activities

December 9, 2006

Professor Garry Jenkins is quoted in this Columbus Dispatch article on incoming Ohio Democrats forming nonprofit corporations to pay for inauguration activities and transitions expenses. "The key issue is public disclosure," said Jenkins. As far as using funds raised by nonprofits for transition costs, Jenkins said a broader public policy question is "whether we want these activities funded by a few select individuals and private sources or whether the expenses should be borne by the public at large."