Glen Swanson, CPA and TDT Assurance Manager, provides an overview of the legal obligations for agreeing to serve on a nonprofit’s board. Glen specializes in audits of nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses, and employee benefit plans and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. When agreeing to serve on the board of a [...]
Glen Swanson, CPA and TDT Assurance Manger, will discuss the differences between sponsorships and advertisements and how they impact income tax. Glen specializes in audits of nonprofit organizations, family-owned businesses, and employee benefit plans and has more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. Event programs are a great way for nonprofits to share their [...]
Glen Swanson, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series topic of Percentage of Board Members Giving.
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.
Glen Swanson, TD&T Assurance Manager, provides ideas on how to help those outside of the finance office gain a better grasp on your organization’s financial reports. When presenting financial reports to your board or to staff outside of the finance team, do you find a lot of drooping eyelids and confused looks? Unfortunately, many individuals [...]
“Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not so.” Galileo “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” Peter Envision the management team of a local nonprofit sitting down for their monthly meeting. The conversation goes something like this: Executive Director – “How did we do this month? What are the [...]
Glen Swanson, TD&T Assurance Manager, provides insight on the different types of financial reports and some of the ways your board can use them to improve your organization’s decision making. Boards play a vital role for many nonprofit organizations, including financial oversight. Review of financial reports should be a key agenda item at every board [...]
Glen Swanson, CPA – Assurance Manager in TD&T’s West Des Moines office addresses the important financial oversight role played by nonprofit board members. Individuals often agree to serve on a nonprofit’s board because they have a strong passion for the organization. While this passion is important, overseeing the finances is equally important. Board members need [...]