Church Accounting

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Churches often struggle with accounting; however, as with any nonprofit, it is important for churches to have proper accounting procedures in place. 

Lawmakers Urge IRS To Revisit Policy On Asset Seizures

Posted on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

During a recent hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee, lawmakers challenged IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on the Service's use of civil-asset

Board Versus Executive Director Responsibilities

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

There are two types of nonprofit boards, working boards and governing boards.  On a working board, members participate in the program, fund raising and

Affordable Care Act’s Individual Mandate

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

Beginning January 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) required individuals to carry minimum essential health coverage or make a shared responsibility

Proposed Nonprofit Financial Statement Changes

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), created in 1973, establishes standards of financial accounting and reporting.  In 2009 the Not-for-Profit

IRS Enters Filing Season With Reduced Enforcement And Service Due To Budget Cuts

Posted on Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The IRS is expected to shortly open the 2015 filing season and both the agency and taxpayers are preparing for some turbulence. The IRS is going into the filing

Top 10 Tax Developments Of 2014 With Impact On 2015

Posted on Friday, January 09, 2015

2014 was a notable year for tax developments on a number of fronts. Selecting the "top ten" tax developments for 2014 necessarily requires judgment calls based

Year End Tax Legislation Renews Extenders, Cuts IRS Funding

Posted on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Eleventh-hour votes in Congress in December renewed a package of tax extenders for 2014, created new savings accounts for individuals with disabilities, cut the

Business Standard Mileage Rate For 2015

Posted on Friday, January 02, 2015

The IRS has announced increases in the optional business standard mileage reimbursement rate for 2015. The business standard mileage rate increased by one and a

Does Filing My Tax Return Early Make Sense?

Posted on Thursday, January 01, 2015

Although individual income tax returns don't have to be filed until April 15, taxpayers who file early get their refunds a lot sooner. The IRS begins

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