Simplifying Debt-Issuance Costs

In April 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2015-03, Interest: Imputation of Interest (Subtopic 835-30): Simplifying the Presentation of Debt Issuance Costs as part of their initiative to reduce complexity in the accounting standards.

IRS Form 1023-EZ

Form 1023-EZ First Year Report

In June 2014 I wrote a blog entitled Applying for Tax Exemption Just Got “EZ”er which described the IRS’s implementation of Form 1023-EZ.

TE Program Letter - Nonprofit CPA Firm

The TE/GE FY 15 Program Letter

In December of 2014 the Commissioner of the Tax Exempt & Government Entities Division of the IRS (TE/GE), Sunita Lough, issued the TE/GE Program Letter for FY 2015.

Church and Social Security - Nonprofit CPA Firm

What Should Your Church Know about Social Security?

Social Security and Medicare taxes are collected under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) and the Self-Employment Contributions Act (SECA). Many people refer to contributions to Social Security and Medicare as either FICA or SE taxes.