posts tagged as Finance


By Lee Klumpp | June 21, 2018

Are Grants Subject to Revenue Recognition?

Today, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued clarified guidance on accounting for contributions. To help nonprofits understand the changes, the Nonprofit Standard blog outlines a practical example of how to classify a... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 11, 2018

Nonprofits, Arm Yourselves with Data from our 2018 Benchmarking Survey

In a world where nonprofit watchdogs and well-intentioned stakeholders are scrutinizing nonprofit metrics and outcomes, it’s time to take ownership of your organization’s data. Our new benchmarking survey can help. Read more in the... read more


By Laurie De Armond | May 21, 2018

Financial Stewards, Risk Mitigators, Digital Pioneers: What Don’t Nonprofit CFOs Do?

The role of the nonprofit CFO has grown far beyond the four corners of a financial statement. How has it evolved, and what can CFOs do to advance their organization’s mission? Our latest blog post, which recaps the CFO Panel at BDO’s... read more


By Andrea Wilson | February 15, 2018

Shaking Off the Stigma of Indirect Costs

The “burden” of indirect costs remains one of the top concerns for both nonprofit organizations and their donors. Faced with limitations on indirect cost recovery from private foundations, shrinking federal dollars, and the increasing... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 22, 2017

How Tax Reform Will Impact Nonprofits

In a dramatic push before the holidays, Congress passed a final tax reform bill on December 20, marking the largest change to U.S. tax policy in decades. This bill was positioned as a Christmas gift for Americans, but nonprofits may be... read more


By Laura Kalick | December 06, 2017

Tax Reform’s Potential Impact on Nonprofits

The GOP is not the only group feeling anxious as it rushes to pass tax reform before the holidays—so are many nonprofits, who fear they may have gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to beneficial provisions. What do nonprofits... read more


By Lee Klumpp | November 16, 2017

FASB Clarifies How Nonprofits Should Characterize Contributions

On August 3, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a proposed Accounting Standards Update (ASU), “Clarifying the Scope and the Accounting Guidance for Contributions Received and Contributions Made.” The ASU is intended... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | November 07, 2017

Nonprofits Face Increasing Reporting Pressure According to Polling Data

We polled over 700 nonprofits during a recent webinar on our benchmarking survey. Read on for their thoughts on staffing, reporting and more. read more


By Laura Kalick | October 26, 2017

IRS Issues 2018 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations

What do non-profits need to know now to prepare for 2018? With the 2018 Work Plan for Tax Exempt Organizations now released, Laura Kalick says now is the perfect time for organizations to review their records, read up on 2018 changes for... read more


By Lewis Sharpstone | October 05, 2017

Is Your Nonprofit Compliant with State Registration & Audit Requirement Rules?

Did you know that 13 states consider the “donate” button on a nonprofit organization’s website an act of active solicitation in their state? Read an excerpt from the latest Nonprofit Standard newsletter to find out if you’re overlooking... read more