Nonprofit Issues Newsletter, June 2017
This issue covers ASU 2016-14 implementation issues, four steps for next level cybersecurity, taxation of international students receiving financial aid, and more.
Webcast for Nonprofits: Demystifying Planned Giving Techniques
August 24, 2017 - In this hour-long webcast, Ted Batson will explain common planned giving techniques with the goal of removing some of the mystery surrounding the alphabet soup used in planned giving.
Webcast for Nonprofits: Alternative Investments – Handling Accounting, Auditing and Tax Concerns
September 28, 2017 - This fast-paced webcast will review what alternative investments are and explain key accounting, auditing, and tax issues to be mindful of.
Revenue Enhancement Opportunities to Help Your Organization Flourish [Video]
Learn how your organization can benefit from a three-phase process to identify and implement revenue enhancement opportunities that support your mission.
What the Supreme Court Ruling on Church Plans May Mean for Your Organization
The Supreme Court has ruled that a plan maintained by a “principal-purpose” organization qualifies as a “church plan,” regardless of who established it. What does this mean for your Christian nonprofit organization and its retirement plan?
A Deeper Dive Into ASU 2016-14 Implementation Issues – Part Two
This article takes an in-depth look at two areas of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14: expense reporting and reclassification upon expiration of donor-imposed restrictions.
IRS Focuses on Employment Tax Issues During Tax-Exempt Organization Audits
Based upon the IRS’ continued focus on employment tax issues, it is imperative that tax exempt entities review their policies and processes and invest in initiatives and resources to ensure compliance.
What to Know About Taxation of International Students Receiving Financial Aid
If your institution has international students who receive financial aid, there are specific income tax requirements you need to be aware of.
Best Practices for an Effective Investment Committee
While an investment committee can operate successfully with a variety of structures and approaches, these best practices can make any investment committee more efficient and effective.
A Deeper Dive Into ASU 2016-14 Implementation Issues
As organizations look to implement ASU 2014-16 and meet its requirements, they must account for how these changes may impact how they collect information. This article will highlight three of these areas.