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What really motivates nonprofit donors

What do charitable donors want? The classic answer is: Go ask each one individually. However, research provides some insight into donor motivation that can help your not-for-profit grow its financial support. Taxing matters The biennial U.S. Trust® Study of High…

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Obamacare IRS Employer Reporting: File or Risk Penalties

Employers with 50 or more full-time employees (including full-time equivalent employees) that are required to offer health insurance coverage and report enrollment information for their employees under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), file Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Forms 1094 and…

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All Eyes on Tax Reform in 2017

Congress ended 2016 passing a few targeted tax bills and lawmakers focused on the incoming Trump administration and tax reform in 2017. President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on tax cuts for individuals and businesses. Already, lawmakers from both sides of the…

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FLSA Overtime Rules Temporarily Blocked

FLSA Changes No Longer Effective December 1, 2016 On November 22 a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) from implementing its new overtime rule scheduled to take effect December 1, 2016.  The court’s…

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New IRS Tax Scam Alert

We like to notify our clients when we become aware of new IRS scams.  Unfortunately, this is happening with increasing frequency.  As a result, we are adding a new category to our Blog “Tax Scams.”  Check here for information to…

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Summer Brings Increased IRS Impersonation Phone Scams

Recently, we’ve received questions from some concerned clients about threatening phone calls from the IRS.   Sure enough, the Internal Revenue Service has issued a warning to taxpayers to stay vigilant against a rising amount of IRS impersonation scams this summer…

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Election Year Politics Drive 2016 Tax Legislation

Election-year politics continue to drive 2016 tax legislative action as both parties lay down policy agendas for 2017 and beyond. As expected, Congressional party leaders are offering competing plans on how to reform the tax system and to promote other…

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Measuring Performance – Look to Your Mission

A recent study by the Stanford Graduate School of Business in collaboration with BoardSource and GuideStar found that although many nonprofit organizations devote significant efforts to measuring performance, nonprofit directors say the efforts are falling short. Performance measurement needs to…

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