Compliance by operating within an organization’s exempt purpose is paramount to managing, governing, and servicing nonprofit organizations.
In February of this year the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02, Leases, a 485 page document that made significant changes to how leases will be accounted for by both lessees and lessors.
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.
Nonprofits, just like for profit organizations, incur expenses for travel, meals and entertainment, gifts, and transportation.
With recent and upcoming changes in Delaware grant-in-aid, it may be helpful for nonprofits to re-familiarize themselves with House Bill No. 230, commonly referred to as the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2016 Grant-in-Aid Bill, and begin learning about anticipated changes to subsequent grant-in-aid bills.
With the end of the year approaching, it is important to be aware of reporting requirements your organization may be subject to under the IRS.
The IRS refers to transactions in which the donor makes a payment partly in return for some type of goods or services (a benefit received) and partly as a contribution as quid pro quo contributions.
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.
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.
The holiday season has passed and it is now tax-filing season. During this time, charitable organizations need to make sure that they are doing everything in their power to assist their donors in following the IRS donation “substantiation rules.”