6 Key Considerations for Budgeting in Changing Times
October 16, 2020 - There is still considerable uncertainty about the global pandemic and its long-term effects, and budgeting effectively when so much is unknown can feel overwhelming. These considerations and steps can help you assess and modify your budget to the new realities we encounter.
PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Payment Updates
October 9, 2020 - Treasury and the SBA have released a simplified application for forgiveness of PPP loans of $50,000 or less and provided new guidance on the deferral period for PPP loan payments.
IRS Issues Guidance on Payroll Tax Deferral Starting September 1
August 31, 2020 - The IRS has provided guidance on the deferral of the withholding and payment of the employee’s portion of Social Security tax, which is effective for the period September 1 through December 31, 2020. Here’s what we know — and what we don’t know.
Reforecasting Your Budget
August 19, 2020 - A static budget remains useful when spending is generally predictable and consistent. But in the current reality of our unprecedented economic and social times, organizations need to understand how to reforecast static budgets so their executive teams can make real-time informed decisions.
Strengthening Internal Control in the COVID-19 Environment
August 19, 2020 - A strong internal control system has always been a priority for nonprofit audit committees and management teams. Here are five tips your management team should consider to strengthen your internal control environment in response to a remote environment.
Managing Compensation in The ‘New Normal’
August 19, 2020 - Because compensation is generally the largest expense for most nonprofits, it is no surprise that many have been forced to reduce or eliminate salaries, and discontinue any bonus and incentive plans during the pandemic. This article looks at few things we can expect moving forward and some general guidelines for managing compensation in the new normal.
Summary of the Deferral of Payroll Tax and Other Executive Orders
August 13, 2020 - President Trump has signed four directives designed to extend aid to Americans experiencing economic challenges in the face of the current pandemic. Here is a summary of each and its potential impact on your organization, employees, or both.
New COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits, Churches & Higher Ed
July 24, 2020 - Learn about recent IRS guidance, how to prepare for what's next, and more in our weekly update.
IRS Provides Guidance on Reporting Qualified Sick and Family Leave Wages Paid
July 24, 2020 - The IRS has provided guidance on how employers are to report qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
IRS to Notify Organizations with a Delay with Advance Payment of Employer Credits
July 24, 2020 - The IRS will send letters to taxpayers experiencing a delay in the processing of Form 7200, which is used to claim employer tax credits for paid sick leave and expanded Family Medical Leave Act benefit payments as provided in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.