December 2009

Published Thursday, December 3, 2009

Sneak Peek at NCA’s New Publication – The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs

An excerpt from one of the chapters of NCA’s new publication, The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs (available in early 2010), provides a glimpse into a wide array of legal challenges that may arise for private clubs. The book will be a comprehensive resource that will provide information on areas of liability and exposure that can arise and ways to be proactive in managing the risk.

Avoid Taxes on Holiday Gifts to Employees

As the holiday season approaches, NCA reminds club members and officials to be aware of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) rules regarding gifts to employees. A club’s method of gift-giving usually determines whether or not holiday gifts will be viewed as taxable wages.

Budgeting for the Future

As golf courses and private clubs around the world complete the fall budget process, many clubs may be cutting expenses with often little regard for the diminished product they will be able to offer.

Laws & Regs

Health care reform, cap and trade, Social Security “No-Match,” state taxes, workplace I-9 audits.

Corporate Partners

Club Industry Brief

NCA's free bi-weekly news digest is designed specifically for private club leaders. It covers industry news and trends and articles on golf, membership and operations for private clubs.