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Considering Blackbaud? 9 reasons why Sage Intacct is a better choice

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2023 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report

Discover the 2023 annual Nonprofit Technology Trends Research Report, offering valuable insights into the evolving nonprofit sector. With reflections from over 600 nonprofit finance leaders, this report highlights key trends and challenges faced by organizations. Explore technology engagement, financial strategies, and industry shifts, gaining valuable perspectives on the road ahead. As the world adjusts to…

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Ins and Outs of Private Foundations

The term “501(c)(3) organization” — which refers to the Internal Revenue Code section governing not-for-profit entities — often is used interchangeably with “public charity.” But not all 501(c)(3) organizations are public charities. Some are private foundations, and they’re subject to different tax rules. Individual and Family Charity A private foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization created…

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Consider Possible Accounting Implications Before Creating a Joint Venture

By Susanna Chon, Senior Manager In the government contracting world, it is very common for two or more companies to create a joint venture for the purpose of bidding on federal government contracts. What many business owners may not consider are the accounting implications that entering into a joint venture agreement may bring. Typically, the…

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Aligning Business Continuity Planning with Third Party Risk Management

Does your organization know all the third-party vendors who access and manage data on your behalf? In the event of a disaster, any gaps in responsibilities, security, and communications prolong the outage of business operations, so it’s better to identify and eliminate these gaps now before a disaster happens.

How to Get Started with Estate Planning

How to Get Started with Estate Planning Estate planning isn’t just for the rich and famous. You may have family heirlooms (such as jewelry or artwork) or real property that has sentimental value to certain family members. Wills and trusts can help ensure that your estate is divided up in the way you intended. Here…

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How Long Should You Retain Tax Returns?

Three years is the general rule to retain tax records, including the paper and electronic records that support your tax return like receipts, bank and investment account statements, K-1s, W-2s, and 1099s. But don’t be hasty: failure to keep a paper trail for the information provided on your returns could lead to problems if you’re…

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Meeting Your Organization’s Tax-Filing Obligations

The 2022 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching for many not-for-profit organizations. If you operate on a calendar-year basis, your filing deadline is May 15, 2023. Otherwise, you must file by the 15th day of the fifth month following the close of your nonprofit’s fiscal year. Whichever deadline you’re aiming for, your tax records need to be organized (and, hopefully, by this time turned over to your tax preparer) so you’ll be able to file without any major hiccups.

How Much FDIC Coverage Do You Have?

In early March, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and Signature Bank unexpectedly collapsed. They became the second and third largest bank failures in U.S. history, respectively. The largest collapse involved Washington Mutual in 2008, precipitating the Great Recession. (See “Two Banks Collapse in One Week” at right.)

Supreme Court Rejects Claim for Exemption from Overtime Pay

Employers and employees are often at odds over the issue of overtime pay. Naturally, employers are inclined to argue that an employee isn’t entitled to overtime pay when it would boost the overall compensation that must be paid to the employee. The employer’s position may be bolstered by applicable regulations from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). On the flip side, certain employees — even those who are paid relatively high salaries — may claim that they’re entitled to overtime pay under DOL rules and regulations.