What you need to know about nonprofit executive compensation

Revised edition


Can you answer the following questions?

  • What does the IRS allow tax-exempt organizations to pay their executives?
  • What happens if the IRS determines that a nonprofit leader has been overpaid?
  • How can a nonprofit's governing body protect its members and the organization's executives?
  • What kinds of data should nonprofit executive compensation be based on?

If you don't know the answers to these questions—or if you do, but want to make sure your understanding is up to date—download a free copy of “What you need to know about nonprofit executive compensation”. Prepared by Candid staff, the report addresses these issues and more.

Publication date: September 2021

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The Nonprofit Compensation Report is the most comprehensive nonprofit compensation analysis available. Drawn entirely from IRS data, the report meets IRS criteria for researching nonprofit executive compensation.

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