Tag Archives: Nonprofit

TAX EXEMPT ORGANIZATIONS: NAVIGATING THE EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION EXCISE TAX

Section 4960 of the Internal Revenue Code imposes a 21% excise tax on remuneration in excess of $1 million as well as excess “parachute payments” paid by applicable tax-exempt organizations (ATEOs) or their related entities to any “covered employee.” Tax-exempt employers that compensate their executives over $1 million per year or that pay separation-related compensation Read More…

HOW TO ENSURE YOUR FUNCTIONAL EXPENSE ANALYSIS ACCURATELY DEPICTS YOUR ACTIVITIES

By: Amy Guerra, CPA The financial statement presentation for not-for-profit entities (NFP) experienced an overhaul with Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, “Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities.”  Prior to the ASU, only voluntary health and welfare organizations had a requirement to include the statement of functional expenses as part of Read More…

NONPROFITS GEAR UP FOR SUSTAINED OPPORTUNITY IN 2022

2021 was undoubtedly a challenging year. Between drops in funding, canceled events and programs, the onset of the “Great Resignation” and other hurdles, nonprofit organizations had to reimagine operations and prioritize financial health to sustain mission-driven work. Now, they’re faced with a pivotal moment to turn crisis into opportunity. Despite COVID-19’s toll on health and Read More…

NJBIZ ICON AWARD TO EDWARD J. KUROWICKI, BKC FOUNDING SHAREHOLDER

Congratulations to 2021 NJBIZ ICON Award recipient, Edward J. Kurowicki, MBA, CPA/CFF, CVA, Founding Shareholder of BKC, CPAs, PC for this esteemed honor. The NJBIZ ICON Awards recognize New Jersey business leaders over the age of 60 for their contributions, their success and their leadership. Winners were chosen by a group of independent judges following Read More…

MANAGING COMPENSATION FOR NONPROFITS

By Michael Conover   The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has affected all sizes and types of organizations including the nonprofit sector. Regardless of the type of nonprofit, they have been impacted by: forced office closures, dramatic swings (upward or downward) in demand for their services, actual or threatened loss of revenue, budgetary and staff cuts, Read More…

STRENGTHENING INTERNAL CONTROL IN THE COVID-19 ENVIRONMENT

By Carla DeMartini, CPA Due to its mission-driven purpose, a nonprofit organization’s financial and operational sustainability is significantly impacted by its environment. Natural disasters, economic slowdowns and unforeseen events are just a few factors that can adversely affect nonprofit organizations. That is why a strong internal control system has always been a priority for audit Read More…

FINAL REGS ISSUED ON CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION RELATED TO SALT BENEFITS

On August 7, 2020, the IRS released final regulations (T.D. 9907) regarding the interaction of the $10,000/$5,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction and charitable contributions. Your SALT deduction includes real estate taxes, state income taxes (unemployment, disability, family leave, personal property taxes) and local taxes. For tax years after 2017, an individuals Read More…