Services: Nonprofit Tax

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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Secure Act 2.0 – How the Act Will Impact Your Retirement Plan

The “Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) 2.0 Act” is aiming to improve opportunities for retirement savings through a multitude of regulatory changes over the coming years. Its no secret that saving for retirement has been challenging for many individuals and with dwindling Social Security, the SECURE Act 2.0 has mandated a number…

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Nonprofits and Cryptocurrencies – The Latest Accounting and Tax Landscape

As cryptocurrency grants and contributions to nonprofits continue to increase, nonprofit finance, accounting and fundraising professionals are increasingly seeking guidance on the receipt of cryptocurrency, the options for converting to cash, and the associated accounting and tax implications. Without the appropriate guidance, nonprofits will miss out on opportunities for increased revenue from crypto donors, incorrectly…

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Prepare Now to Implement Topic 326 – Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL)

By: Susan Colladay, CPA, Partner, Audit Announced by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in 2016, Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-13: Financial Instruments – Credit Losses (Topic 326) is also referred to as Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL). The new standard improves financial reporting by requiring more timely recording of credit losses on loans and…

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501(c)(4) vs. 501(c)(3) – Which Do I Choose?

It is important to understand the differences between nonprofit classifications when deciding between forming a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) organization. The distinction between underlying exempt purpose, restrictions on lobbying and political activities, and anticipated donor composition should be considered, among other non-tax considerations.

Nonprofit State of the Union: 2023 Industry Update for Tax-Exempt Organizations

What’s next for nonprofit organizations? Join GRF to kick off 2023 with a webinar exploring the outlook for nonprofits and associations. Our presenters will discuss the priority areas of focus that every organization should address in 2023 including implementation of new ASUs, identifying top risks, anticipating tax changes, and best practices to consider for the…

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HHS Website Providing Indirect Rate Information is Currently Unavailable

By Paul Calabrese, Principal, Outsourced Accounting and Advisory Services Have you been to the US Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Program Support Center (PSC) website lately? You may have noticed that their Cost Allocation Services landing page is down. The Cost Allocations Services website has historically provided valuable information to nonprofits, colleges and…

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Biden Signs Inflation Reduction Act with New Clean Energy Incentives

GRF tax experts offer some preliminary highlights from the new legislation, including tax breaks and clean energy incentives.