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So far Amanda Lane has created 10 blog entries.

Performance Measurement: Savings Indicator Rate

By | 2018-06-19T08:11:38+00:00 April 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.

4 Steps to Seeking New Revenue Sources

By | 2018-04-17T11:05:04+00:00 April 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 [...]

Performance Measurement: Board of Director Composition

By | 2018-06-18T16:17:10+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Board, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Tips|

  TD&T Tax Manager, Amanda Lane, CPA provides the first in our Performance Measurement Video Series. This week's episode is on the metric: Board Director Composition.

5 Questions to Ask When Creating a Dashboard for Your Organization

By | 2018-04-17T11:05:47+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Goals, Nonprofit, Performance Measurement, Tips|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of creating dashboards. Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa. Where to start? When meeting with clients and prospects, the topic of dashboards comes up quite frequently. Dashboards tend to be the new buzzwords [...]

Guidelines for When Nonprofits Must Issue Receipts

By | 2018-02-09T11:02:53+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Donation, Gifts, Nonprofit, Records|

Why are receipts required? Before we take a deep dive into the various situations of when a receipt is actually required, let’s look at why the IRS wants organizations to provide receipts.  For 501(C)(3) organizations that want to remain a public charity they must be publicly supported.  Public support refers to the amount of support [...]

Using your Form 990 as a Marketing Tool

By | 2017-10-11T08:53:43+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Fundraising, Nonprofit, TAX, Tips|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of using your Form 990 as a marketing tool.  Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa.   It’s Just a Tax Return, Right? The short answer is no.  As an informational return, the Form [...]

Start with Why?

By | 2017-07-10T16:38:28+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Advisory, Change, Leader, TD&T|

Has anyone ever asked you what your “why” is?  Why do you get up in the morning, why are you passionate about your hobbies or why do you love your career?  I had never really considered what my answer to these why questions were until recently.  I’ve always known that I loved business and accounting, [...]

Do You Have The Right Type of Budget For Your Nonprofit?

By | 2017-07-07T15:49:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Budget, Goals, Nonprofit, Saving|

Amanda Lane, Tax Manager at TD&T CPAs and Advisors, P.C., provides an overview of budgeting for non-profit organizations in this quarter’s newsletter.  Amanda serves social service organizations, colleges and universities, membership organizations and many others throughout Iowa. Budget Planning Starts with Knowing Yourself and Your Organization More clearly, you need an objective understanding of your [...]