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Chaminade organizers from the School of Business and Communications from left to right: Elizabeth Stone, Ginger Miller, Scott Schroeder and Richard Kido

The 12th Annual Nonprofit Organizations One Day Seminar presented by Chaminade University will take place on Friday, Sept. 18, from 7:30 a.m. (registration) to 4:30 p.m. at the Pagoda Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. Registration fee is $185 per person if registering by August 31, 2015; thereafter $235.00 per person.   Discount rates are being offered to HANO, HAIS, and HAPA members. Members should inquire with their respective organizations. For registration and event information, please visit http://www.chaminade.edu/nonprofit. For additional information, please contact El Rising via e-mail at eloisa.rising@chaminade.edu or call (808) 440-4280.

The seminar will provide useful information on current issues and changing requirements that affect every nonprofit and provide insights that will help organizations deal with the unique challenges facing them today. Recent legislative and regulatory changes make this year’s seminar especially relevant. This seminar is an excellent opportunity for nonprofits to get caught up on new rules, including new rules on Form 990 and Act 174 relating to charitable trusts and nonprofit organizations. Experts will guide attendees through the tricky maze of tax-exempt compliance and review the categories and governing instruments for tax-exempt organizations. They will also update attendees on new laws, which protect a nonprofit organization’s status, the audit accounting standard, use of tax-exempt entities, and strategies for maintaining a tax-exempt status.

Lineup of speakers include:

Hugh R. Jones, Supervising Deputy Attorney, Tax & Charities Division, Hawaii Attorney

General’s Office

Wayne M. Tanna, Professor of Accounting at Chaminade University

Trever K. Asam, Partner at Cades Schutte

Brian I. Ezuka, Principal of Ezuka Law Offices, LLC

Carleton L. Williams, Founding Partner of CW Associates

Ken Miller, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Strategist at First Hawaiian Bank

Gordon Tom, Assurance and Advisory Services Manager at KMH LLP

Glenn K.C. Ching, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Central Pacific Bank

Louise K.Y. Ing, Stockholder and Director at Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing

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Annual Nonprofit Organizations One Day Seminar (Last Year)

Celebrating 60 years of educating students for life, service and successful careers, Chaminade University is a Catholic/ Marianist university offering programs of study grounded in the liberal arts with day, evening, online and accelerated courses. A Native Hawaiian serving institution, Chaminade is located at 3140 Waialae Ave., Honolulu, HI 96816.  For more information, visit the Chaminade Web site at www.chaminade.edu or call (808) 735-4711.###