Budget

Understanding the Statement of Cash Flows

By |2018-07-13T11:00:15+00:00May 8th, 2018|Budget, Cash Flow, Nonprofit|

Dan Montgomery, CPA and Senior Assurance Associate at TDT, explains why having an effective internal control system is important. With more than ten years of experience, Dan specializes in audits of nonprofits, governmental entities, and employee benefit plans. Required Financial Statements Under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), there are three basic financial statements that nonprofits [...]

Performance Measurement: Savings Indicator Rate

By |2018-06-19T08:11:38+00:00April 17th, 2018|Budget, Goals, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Preparation, Saving, Tips|

This week's segment of the Nonprofit Performance Measurement video series, Amanda Lane, CPA, provides guidance on how to measure the savings indicator rate.

Performance Measurement: Funds Available for Temporarily Restricted Net Assets

By |2018-06-18T16:15:24+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Budget, Fundraising, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Saving, Tips|

  TD&T Assurance Manager, Glen Swanson, CPA provides the first in our Performance Measurement Video Series. This week's episode is on the metric: Funds Available for Temporarily Restricted Net Assets.

4 Steps to Seeking New Revenue Sources

By |2018-04-17T11:05:04+00:00April 1st, 2018|Board, Budget, Donation, Fundraising, Gifts, Investment, Nonprofit|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of managing sources of revenue. Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa. Where to start? It’s true, all organizations, no matter the type, have one thing in common: they must manage their sources of [...]

Cash is the Oxygen of the Business – Reasons a Profitable Business Can Fail

By |2018-04-25T09:31:12+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Budget, Business Valuation, Saving|

On a hot summer day when I was a child, I opened a lemonade stand in front of my parent’s house. Before I knew it, I had sold my entire inventory of lemonade. My sales mixture consisted of a small portion of cash paying customers driving by, however, a large portion was “credit” sales to [...]

Tax Time with Amie: 2017 Tax Planning Tips with Reform in Mind

By |2018-02-27T14:20:20+00:00December 20th, 2017|Budget, Deductions, Donation, Government, Preparation, Saving, TAX, Tax Reform, Tips|

December is in the home stretch, which means crunch time for 2017 year-end planning!  While it’s important to remember that each taxpayer has a unique situation, and therefore no sweeping generalizations are good to make - below are a few items to consider, especially with 2018 tax reform top of mind.  See my previous blog [...]

Tax Time with Amie: Tax Reform Bill

By |2018-02-27T14:20:38+00:00December 14th, 2017|Budget, Change, Economy, Government, TAX, Tax Reform|

As you may have heard, Congressional Republicans did reach a deal on a final tax reform bill yesterday.  The House and Senate were to hold a conference committee meeting that included representatives from both sides to work through the differences between the two bills, creating one tax reform bill that would be voted on again [...]