Exempt organizations may be subject to extra taxes on certain income-generating activities. Many don’t fully understand the rules on unrelated business income, and could be unknowingly putting their organization at risk with the IRS.
Individuals considering starting their own nonprofit may be underestimating the cost and complexity to operate a sustainable organization. There are alternatives, like working with an existing nonprofit, creating a donor-advised fund, and other options.
Document retention policies are a necessary part of nonprofit management, but not everyone knows how to go about file storage. Now that organizations are back in the office, it’s an excellent time to review their document management strategy.
Governor Youngkin’s announcement in May provides an alternative hiring process for individuals with disabilities, part of a larger discussion about inclusive hiring practices. Which state agencies are affected and how can they comply?
Sometimes, a not-for-profit's investment performance isn’t what it should be. Looking at the Investment Policy Statement and identifying corrections can help to improve fund performance and help to ensure investment returns meet their objectives.
Virginia’s tax credit education scholarship program saw its funding fully restored in the new state budget. The EISTC program allows eligible donors to claim a 65% tax credit against five state taxes.
Investment Policy Statements dictate how a nonprofit’s investment program operates. How is performance measured? Learning how to benchmark and measure success and organize the investment committee helps to ensure investment committee members satisfy their fiduciary duties.
Every not-for-profit manages funds, but not every organization has an established and well-documented Investment Policy Statement. Learn how the investment committee can review the IPS and safeguard against unnecessary investment risk.
Many not-for-profits have had an uphill battle since COVID-19 shut down offices and restricted travel.
Is your organization ready for its year-end audit? Here are a few tips from an auditor than can help you prepare for a smooth and efficient audit.