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  • News for Nonprofits

    February / March 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 441

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” spotlights virtual events with lower revenue expectations, what’s known so far about COVID-19 philanthropy and digital trends.

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  • Are you prepared to accept cryptocurrency gifts?

    February / March 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 592

    Abstract: Cryptocurrencies have moved closer to the mainstream, even prompting the IRS to add a question to its Form 1040 about transactions with virtual currencies. And nonprofits increasingly hear from donors who wish to make donations using them. This article discusses the key issues a nonprofit must weigh before jumping in.

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  • Board members: Stay alert for these 4 financial red flags

    February / March 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 679

    Abstract: Board members are undoubtedly well aware of their nonprofit’s financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as 2021 unwinds, the board should keep its eyes on potential problem spots, ask questions and direct remedies when needed. This article offers four areas to keep an eye on, including financial statements, budgets, donor concerns and power plays.

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  • COVID-19 changes the landscape for single-audit compliance

    February / March 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 797

    Abstract: COVID-19 and its economic impact have left the nonprofit niche financially vulnerable, with corporate and individual donations dropping precipitously for many organizations. Relief funding under the CARES Act has helped some nonprofits remain reasonably stable. But funding also will likely impose new single-audit requirements on recipients already struggling to keep their heads above water. This article explains what nonprofits need to know about the requirements.

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  • Accounting for program services and the activities that support them

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 727

    Abstract: Donors and funders want to know how nonprofits use their financial resources — maybe even more than ever during this difficult time. Rules issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) can help them break down spending. This article reviews the key rules affecting expense allocation.

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  • Help staffers with tax-free disaster relief payments

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 432

    Abstract: With the COVID-19 crisis pushing people across the country into financial hardship, it’s natural that some nonprofits want to extend a helping hand to staff members. The good news is that the federal tax code provides a way to make tax-free direct payments to employees in need. This article explains the type of events that are “qualified disasters.” It also explains how certain disbursements to employees are generally excluded from the recipients’ gross income for federal tax purposes, and points out that employers don’t need to report them on W-2 forms.

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  • How will the IRS’s regs on donations for “consideration” affect you?

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 544

    Abstract: The IRS has issued its final regulations on the tax treatment of transfers made to charitable entities in return for “consideration.” Among other things, the rules tackle a recent tax strategy for avoiding the limit on state and local tax deductions imposed by the TCJA. This article discusses various parts of the regulations, including programs from state and local government that provide tax credits in return for certain donations. It also addresses the IRS’s clarification of the rule that limits deductions for quid pro quo contributions.

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  • Artificial intelligence moves to the nonprofit forefront

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 784

    Abstract: AI has made an impact on a wide range of industries, including the nonprofit sector. Although some organizations might find this evolving technology daunting and cost-prohibitive, AI tools can help nonprofits of all sizes cut costs by streamlining operations. They might even be able to leverage AI to better achieve mission-critical objectives. This article defines AI and discusses how it can be used to benefit operations and more. A sidebar gives real-life examples of how AI has helped nonprofits meet their missions.

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  • Newsbytes – Struggle ensues to recruit young diverse boards

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 434

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbytes” zeroes in on the struggle nonprofits are having to recruit young diverse boards; an accounting of the number of nonprofits that benefited from the PPP; and a new law that provides for self-insured organizations to get unemployment relief.

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  • Pandemic, civil unrest spotlight potential of mutual aid

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 590

    Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the response to racial justice issues have brought greater attention to mutual aid. Although the concept is nothing new, its emergence in recent times highlights the possibility that nonprofits can partner on mutual aid projects to enhance their mission- and cost-effectiveness when resources are tight. This article explains how mutual aid works and gives examples of mutual aid efforts in 2020.

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  • Donor-advised funds – How they work and how to land them

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 670

    Abstract: Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have shown consistent growth over the last nine years, according to the 2019 Donor-Advised Fund Report from the NPT. This article explains how DAFs work, the benefits for donors and the role of sponsors, among other things.

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  • Capacity building: Focus on your strengths, not your weaknesses

    Winter 2021
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 824

    Abstract: The economic crisis has many nonprofits scrambling to find funding. But equally important is making internal adjustments that can boost their ability to fulfill their long-term mission. This article explains how the capacity-building process bolsters an organization’s infrastructure, who should spearhead the effort and how to avoid wrong turns. A sidebar sums up the self-assessment element of capacity building.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Charity Navigator launches new rating system

    Year End 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 440

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” highlights Charity Navigator’s new rating system, survey results that predict how many nonprofits may be forced to close as a result of COVID-19 and a report that shows many ultrawealthy don’t donate.

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  • Deciding if it’s time for a merger

    Year End 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 586

    Abstract: As many nonprofits struggle financially as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, some are considering merging with another organization to survive. Nonprofit mergers are nothing new, of course, but they’re not always a good idea. This article discusses some of the factors an organization should weigh when evaluating merger opportunities.

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  • Financial management – Are you using relevant ratios in these uncertain times?

    Year End 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 686

    Abstract: Ratios grab information from your financial statements that can be presented as easy-to-process snapshots of an organization’s financial health, an effective tool in the COVID-19–related economic crisis. This article presents some ratios that can be useful in calculating a nonprofit’s financial stability.

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  • IRS issues proposed regs on UBTI “silo” rules

    Year End 2020
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 829

    Abstract: Ever since the TCJA changed the rules about UBTI, nonprofits have had questions about just how those rules apply. Now there are proposed IRS regulations that nonprofits with more than one unrelated trade or business can rely on until final regulations are published. This article highlights the regs’ critical components, including elements that have changed from earlier drafts. A sidebar explains how the newly proposed regulations allow an organization’s various investment activities to be treated as one separate unrelated business.

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