Applying For An Employer Identification Number

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015

Employers and other organizations must obtain an employer identification number (EIN) to identify themselves for tax administration purposes, such as starting a

Deduct Your Investment Expenses

Posted on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Internet has taken investing to a whole different level: inexpensive online trading and real-time stock market data have made many of us 'armchair

How Are Qualified Longevity Annuity Contracts Reported?

Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2015

The required minimum distribution (RMD) rules require participants to start taking distributions when they turn age 70½. Treasury and the IRS have

IRS Budget Cuts May Impair Taxpayer Services

Posted on Sunday, February 15, 2015

The 2015 filing season is now underway and the IRS, taxpayers and tax professionals are expecting some challenges. In addition to the huge number of returns the

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

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