Compensation Committee Wake-Up Call — The “Other Obstacle” to Leadership Transition
Compensation committee members must realize that time is not on their side for addressing retirement-related arrangements. Delaying can have a negative impact on both the executive and the organization.
Impact of Wayfair Supreme Court Decision on Nonprofit Organizations
In June 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court held that states can require a retailer to collect and remit sales tax even if the retailer lacks an in-state physical presence. See what the implications may be for your organization.
Discrepancies Between ASU No. 2016-14 and Form 990
ASU No. 2016-14 contains changes to NFP financial reporting standards that generally do not correspond to the presentation in the current Form 990.
ASU 2016-14 and Schools: Qualitative Liquidity and Availability Disclosures
What Christian schools should consider about the additional qualitative or non-numerical disclosures required by ASU 2016-14, plus best practices for cash and liquidity management.
ASU 2016-14 and Schools: Quantitative Liquidity and Availability Disclosures
A look at the additional disclosures related to liquidity and availability under ASU 2016-14, and what Christian schools should consider as they plan for this significant implementation.
The Role of Your Church Board in Providing Financial Oversight
Many church boards have two main areas of focus: the faith-based aspect of governance and the business and stewardship aspect. It’s important for your church to balance the two, because a weakness in either can cause serious issues in overall governance.
Board Monitoring of Church Finances: What to Do — and When
Here is a summary of financial actions your board finance or audit committee should complete during their meetings throughout the year.
Qualified Charitable Distribution Trap for IRA Checkbook Holders
There's a potential pitfall for IRA owners whose account is with a custodian that provides the owner with a checkbook they can use to write checks on their IRA account. Here's what your organization should know about this issue.
IRS Provides Guidance on New UBTI Rules
The IRS has provided some much-needed guidance on the provision in the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that requires calculation of unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) separately with respect to each unrelated trade or business. While the IRS still intends to issue proposed regulations on this issue, these guidelines will help exempt organizations compute their UBTI in the short-term.
How Predictive Analytics Is Transforming NPO Fundraising
Perhaps the most important technological breakthrough for NPO fundraising in recent memory is predictive analytics. This technology is enabling NPOs to run more effective fundraising campaigns and quickly boost their fundraising results. Here's how your organization could benefit.