State Solicitation Registration

Posted on June 28, 2017

Nonprofits are required to register in states where they solicit contributions, but what does that exactly mean?  Which states are…

Hiding Assets With A Plastic Spending Account

Posted on June 21, 2017

When a bankruptcy or divorce case involves embezzlement, fraud, defalcation or hidden assets, the most difficult item to trace is…

Management and General Expenses

Posted on June 14, 2017

Both generally accepted accounting principles and IRS Form 990 require nonprofit organizations to report information about expenses…

Proving Damages When Intellectual Property Is Stolen

Posted on June 08, 2017

Many of today's largest and most profitable companies owe much of their financial success to intellectual property. As you read…

Avoid Unhappy Returns

Posted on June 01, 2017

Every day, retailers across the country issue refunds to customers. The reasons range from a bad fit to the wrong color to a…

Raffle Prizes Reporting

Posted on May 31, 2017

Many nonprofit organizations hold raffles to raise additional funds. If your organization is planning on holding a raffle, make…

Avoid Costly Mistakes With a Review Of Plan Administration

Posted on May 23, 2017

Once annual enrollment has come and gone, it's a good time to brush up on some basic employee benefit plan requirements to help…

Uncover The Truth

Posted on May 22, 2017

When it comes to uncovering the truth and interviewing suspects, the job is best left to trained professionals, such as forensic…

Nonprofits Can Make a Profit

Posted on May 17, 2017

A common misconception of nonprofit organizations is that these organizations cannot make a profit.  That is not true. According…

Retirement Plans Can Be Disqualified For Not Keeping Up With Changes

Posted on May 16, 2017

It's not unusual for the IRS to conduct audits of qualified employee benefit plans. Plan sponsors are expected to stay on top of…

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