Many organizations gear up every few years for a capital campaign with the purpose of raising money to acquire or improve a physical asset. A capital campaign can be useful to organizations as donors are drawn to what they can see and feel. As you’re planning and executing your next capital campaign, keep these four [...]
Ross Van Laar, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series on the topic of Average Gift Size.
Dan Montgomery, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series on the topic of the Average Board Member Gift.
Glen Swanson, CPA, provides this week's session of the Performance Measurement video series topic of Percentage of Board Members Giving.
Ross Van Laar, CPA and Assurance Manager at TDT, explains considerations for nonprofit organizations when accepting gifts. With more than seven years of experience, Ross specializes in audits of nonprofits, governmental entities, and employee benefit plans. Nonprofits face unique legal, ethical, and accounting challenges due to requirements for complying with donor restrictions on donations. A [...]
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 [...]
Dan Montgomery, CPA and Senior Assurance Associate at TD&T, explains accounting treatment for non-cash contributions. With more than ten years of experience, Dan specializes in audits of nonprofits, governmental entities, and employee benefit plans. Dan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of CPAs, and serves nonprofit [...]
The recently approved tax reform has many implications for American taxpayers, including those who are charitably inclined. Previous tax law provided a deduction to those who donated to charity while also being able to itemize his or her deductions. Although the overhaul to the tax law did not directly change the deduction for donating to [...]
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 [...]