First Nonprofit to attend TACAA annual conference

April 16, 2014

First Nonprofit to attend TACAA annual conference

The Texas Association for Community Action Agencies (TACAA) is preparing for its 2014 conference in Corpus Christi, Texas, and the event is a great chance for community action agencies to learn more about improving management and leadership. The conference will be held May 7-9 at the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel. Early-bird registration is open now through April 15 and onsite registration continues through May 6.

The event will feature exhibits, prize drawings and a number of different workshops over the three-day period. First Nonprofit Group will be onsite to help community action agencies' attendees learn about cost-saving alternatives for satisfying their state unemployment insurance (UI) obligation. By opting out of state UI tax pools, community action agencies (and other 501c3 nonprofits) can save thousands of dollars on their UI costs each year. This year, new members in First Nonprofit Group's programs saved an average of $41,473!

Opting out takes assistance
Nonprofits have the ability to opt out of state UI tax pools and become reimbursing employers. Under this election, they owe only what is actually paid out by state unemployment agencies for claims filed by former employees. However, reimbursing can be risky without a membership in an unemployment program to protect the organization. Consulting an expert that understands individual state tax and UI laws, nonprofit budget constraints, and managing the risk of individual state tax and UI laws can help a nonprofit save money on its unemployment obligation while minimizing that risk.

Organizations that attend the TACAA conference can learn more about this cost-saving opportunity by visiting First Nonprofit's booth or contacting First Nonprofit Group directly.

For information on how your organization can cost-effectively meet its unemployment insurance needs, contact First Nonprofit Group at or visit


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WI Council of Religious & Independent Schools (WCRIS), Madison, WI

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Gulfside Healthcare Services, New Port Richey, FL

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Chicago Children’s Theatre, Chicago, IL

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