IRS Reports Decline In Audit Coverage Following Budget Shortfalls

Posted on Monday, May 04, 2015

The IRS budget has suffered significant funding cuts to the past few fiscal year (FY) budgets. Most recently, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told reporters that

Tax Legislation Advances As Filing Season Concludes Successfully

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2015

Congress returned to work in April after a two week recess and the House immediately passed a slew of tax-related bills. In rapid succession, House lawmakers

Next Year’s Tax Return Starts With Good Recordkeeping

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2015

As the 2015 tax filing season comes to an end, now is a good time to begin thinking about next year's returns. While it may seem early to be preparing for

For Profit Subsidiaries

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

It is not uncommon for nonprofit organizations to form for-profit subsidiaries.  These for-profit subsidiaries are most frequently found in hospitals and

Tax Reform Talk Continues In Washington, Public Input Sought

Posted on Monday, April 20, 2015

Tax reform percolates in Washington as the new Congress and the White House continue discussions over the scope and reach of tax legislation this year.

IRS Auditors Place More Focus On Partnerships As Use Of Entity Increases

Posted on Monday, April 13, 2015

IRS officials, including Faris Fink, then Commissioner of the Small Business and Self-Employed Division,  announced in 2013 that the IRS would increase its

Unrelated Business Income: A History

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Prior to 1950, tax-exempt organizations did not pay unrelated business income tax.  In Trinidad v. Sagrada Orden de Predicadores, 263 US 578, T.D. 3548,

How Do I Change My Tax Withholding?

Posted on Monday, April 06, 2015

An employer must withhold income taxes from compensation paid to common-law employees (but not from compensation paid to independent contractors). The amount

IRS Audits

Posted on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

There are three main types of IRS audits: correspondence audits, office audits, and field audits (listed in order of increasing invasiveness). Correspondence

Now You Have Paid Staff

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Has your nonprofit organization transitioned from an all volunteer organization to one with paid staff?  If so, there are some things that you’ll

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