IRS Offers One-Time Special Filing Relief Program for Small Charities; Oct. 15 Due Date to Preserve Tax-Exempt Status

The IRS has announced that small nonprofit organizations at risk of losing their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required returns for 2007, 2008 and 2009 can preserve their status by filing returns by Oct. 15, 2010. IRS Commissioner Shulman made the following comments regarding the special filing relief.

The IRS today posted on a special page of the names and last-known addressesof these at-risk organizations, along with guidance about how to come back into compliance.


If you’re somewhat inexperienced with website design, you may wish to check outWeebly. The program has received solid marks, and it gives users the ability to create a free website and blog. The program uses a drag and drop website editor, so users just need to move the videos, pictures, maps, or text they want into place. Weeblyprovides the hosting, and they also offer over seventy professional templates. There is also a special version available for educators and schools. Visitors are required to register online, and this version is compatible across all operating systems.

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-2010.

Tasker for Android

Tasker for Android

Tasker is an application for Android which performs Tasks (sets of Actions) based onContexts (application, time, date, location, event, gesture)in user-defined Profiles, or in clickable or timer home screen widgets.

This simple concept profoundly extends your control of your Android device and it’s capabilities, without the need for ‘root’ or a special home screen.

See: How To Turn Your Android Phone Into A Fully-Automated Superphone[]

$6.00 US

Arizona Immigration Lawsuit: Court Blocks Portion of Arizona’s Immigration Law


Want to make an online notice board? It’s never been easier than with Wallwisher, which is a new application that offers a number of excellent features. Visitors can use the application to put up just about any item on their wall, including video clips, audio files, drawings, photographs, and so on. “Walls” can be set so only certain individuals can have access to them, and visitors do not need to sign up an account to get started. This version is compatible with all operating systems.

From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-2010.

Legal Productivity Tips Book Quotes

Legal Productivity Tips Book Quotes
Do you use GTD, the Pomodoro Technique, or have some cool productivity techniques you incorporate in your work routine?

Larry Port, founding partner and Chief Software Architect for Rocket Matter, LLC, is writing a book on legal productivity and would love to get some real-life tips and practices from successful practicing attorneys for inclusion in the book.

He’ll be judging the entries. The top 20 will be included in his volume, with complete attribution and reference to your firm and website, along with a flying Rocket Matter rocket. The top 5 will receive a Rocket Matter Flying Cow, and the winner will receive a Rocket Matter Snuggieョ and a $100 gift card to iTunes!

A paragraph or two is perfect, with a max submission of 200 words.

Submit your technique here.

iWork ’09 for $30.00

Amazon is currently selling iWork ’09, brand new, for $30, with free

iWork includes Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

iWork is normally $79 from Apple. This reduced price may indicate
that a new version of iWork is imminent. However, at $30 this is a
huge bargain even if the program is a lame duck.


Randy B. Singer
Co-author of The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th, and 6th editions)

Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance

iPhone 4 Case Program

Apple – iPhone 4 – Case Program

If you purchase an iPhone 4 before September 30, 2010, you are eligible to receive an iPhone 4 Bumper or a select third-party case from Apple at no charge.

If you bought from Apple, they will give you a full refund for your previously purchased iPhone 4 Bumper, including any taxes and shipping fees.

Get details here.


Doxie – modern document, paper scanner for PC Mac

Doxie scans directly to the cloud: send to apps like Google Docs, Flickr, Evernote, Picnik, Tumblr, and much more. Doxie works with local apps too, so you can scan to Acrobat, iPhoto, Picasa, or right to the desktop with ease. And Doxie scans your documents, business cards, receipts, and photos intuitively – so you can ditch the paper stack and get everything organized.

Doxie includes a single USB cable — it’s entirely USB powered, so that’s all you need. Doxie requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later; or Windows XP/Vista/7 (32-bit and 64-bit compatible).

Doxie is sold ($129.00) exclusively online at