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By Matthew Cromwell | June 21, 2019

The Uniform Guidance – Five Years and Counting

More than five years after the ratification of Uniform Guidance, compliance continues to prove daunting for nonprofits. For organizations focused on doing good, delegating resources to compliance efforts can be a significant challenge... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 11, 2019

Data Incoming—Nonprofits, See How You Measure Up in this Year’s Benchmarking Survey

To help you excel and overcome challenges, we publish our annual Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey offering insights on industry metrics in order to lend you perspective on how your organization stacks up to others vying to do good... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 30, 2019

[VIDEO]: BDO’s Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey Sneak Peek

To help nonprofits in their mission to do good—and to overcome obstacles—we publish our annual survey to offer you insights and data to help understand how your organization measures up to its peers. Take a look at the sneak peek video... read more


By Tammy Ricciardella | April 24, 2019

Lessons Learned from Implementing ASU 2016-14 – Functional Expenses

Since the Financial Accounting Standards Board released their massive Accounting Standards Update (ASU) for nonprofit financial reporting, one area has caused significant stress—functional expenses. In our latest blog post, Tammy... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 08, 2019

A Primer on the New Excise Tax on Nonprofit Compensation

Tax reform introduced a significant tax on certain types of nonprofit compensation. Learn the details, including who owes the taxes, which employees are covered, and what board members and other stakeholders should do to minimize liability. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 04, 2019

From Idea to Impact: 4 Fundamental Elements for Sustainability

People. Governance and compliance. Transparency and communication. Operational and financial management. To sustain your nonprofit organization and take your mission from idea to impact, consider these four critical elements to achieve... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 28, 2019

Don’t Be a CF-No: How Nonprofit CFOs can Collaborate with Senior Leadership

Explore four key areas where nonprofit CFOs and senior leadership show a disconnect on financial and organizational priorities. Learn how leadership can work together to make decisions that keep the mission the focus, without... read more


By Donna Bernardi Paul | February 12, 2019

How to Address Generational Workforce Challenges

Are intergenerational differences in work and communication styles the cause of leadership or supervisory challenges—or is it something else? Understanding how to relate to different generations in the workforce is critical to keeping... read more


By Katherine Gauntt | January 17, 2019

Impact of the Wayfair Supreme Court Decision on Nonprofits

Do you know all the ways the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair could impact your nonprofit organization? Whether or not your organization offers goods and services, all organizations could now face extra costs to comply... read more


By Marc Berger | December 19, 2018

Guidance Released on Taxable Income from Parking and Other Fringe Benefits

Following massive federal tax reform last year, many nonprofits faced the daunting requirement to calculate, report and pay income tax for the first time. Recently, the Treasury Department released guidance designed to help nonprofits... read more