Lease Accounting Changes- Nonprofit CPA Firm

Preparing for Lease Accounting Changes

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.

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.

Grant in Aid Update - Nonprofit CPA Firm

Delaware Grant-in-Aid Update

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.

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.

Substantiation Rules - Nonprofit CPA Firm

Substantiation Rules Are Not Meant to be Broken

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.”