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  • Internal vs. year end financial statements

    April / May 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 721

    Abstract: Do you prepare internal financial statements for your board of directors on a monthly, quarterly or other periodic basis? Later, at year end, do your auditors always propose adjustments? What’s going on? Most likely, the differences are due to cash basis vs. accrual basis financial statements, as well as reasonable estimates proposed by your auditors during the year end audit. By understanding the differences between the two statements, you may be able to minimize them. (Updated 3/30/12)

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  • Be reasonable – Procedures, documentation essential when setting compensation

    April / May 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 809

    Abstract: Nonprofits often vie against for-profit businesses for the same talent pool; to acquire and keep the employees you need, you must be competitive in your offers. But this offer-the-best-we-can approach is shadowed by growing regulatory pressures to provide “reasonable compensation” for key employees — and nothing more.

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  • Nonprofit watchdogs – Who are they and what are they looking for?

    April / May 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 1057

    Abstract: Nonprofit watchdog agencies are on the rise, becoming more prominent in the past five years than ever before. These independent organizations gather resources not only to help donors select fiscally responsible organizations for their charitable giving, but also to provide information to media, legislators and the philanthropic community. This article tells you what you need to know about the leading watchdogs — the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance (BBB Wise) and Charity Navigator (CN) — and how they evaluate nonprofits. (Updated 2/20/12)

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  • NEWS FOR NONPROFITS – EMPLOYEE GADGETS AS FRINGE BENEFITS

    February / March 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 576

    Abstract: Four topics are briefly covered in this issue’s “News for Nonprofits”: how nonprofits can use employee gadgets — newer technologies like personal digital assistants (PDAs) and laptop computers — to provide employees tax-free benefits; the IRS distinction between employees and independent contractors; protecting your Web site domain name; and the new effective date of Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) Interpretation No. 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes (FIN 48).

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  • Small organizations – Implementing internal controls is as easy as 1, 2, 3

    February / March 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 319

    Abstract: Does your organization have only a few employees? In such a small world, you may think it’s impossible to put an adequate system of checks and balances in place. But think again. While small nonprofits live in a world where everyone often does everything, your organization can set up some internal controls, quickly and easily.

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  • Is it sponsorship or advertising? Know the difference between tax-free and taxable income

    February / March 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 761

    Abstract: As a nonprofit you’re generally not taxed on your income, unless that money comes from a trade or business unrelated to your exempt purpose. An important exception to the unrelated business income tax (UBIT) rule is sponsorship income. If income is derived from a qualified sponsorship, it’s tax-exempt. However, if the income comes from advertising, it’s taxable. Thus, knowing the difference between sponsorship and advertising is crucial.

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  • Your new financial audit – Hoist your sails and get ready to navigate unfamiliar waters

    February / March 2008
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 1533

    Abstract: A new wave of auditing standards from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is likely to affect your financial statement audit for fiscal year 2007 and beyond. To ensure smooth sailing through your next audit, this article will familiarize yourself with the changes you’ll encounter. It includes a sidebar on how to prepare for your first audit under the new rules.

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