posts tagged as 501(c)(3) organizations


By Tammy Ricciardella | February 10, 2020

FASB Issues Proposed Standard Related to Reference Rate Reform

With LIBOR on its way out, FASB has issued a proposed Standards Update governing a wide range of necessary contract modifications triggered by reference rate reform. It’s also laid out several temporary optional practical expedients to... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | January 28, 2020

What Plan Sponsors Need to Know About DOL Enforcement and Red Flags

Are your employee benefits and compensation plans being managed correctly? Penalties for failing to meet compliance obligations can be costly and devastating—and they fall upon plan sponsors, not service providers. Our latest blog post... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 23, 2019

Special Alert: Congress Repeals Onerous “Parking Tax”

New federal funding legislation cleared Congress and the White House, repealing a provision from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act commonly known to nonprofits as the “parking tax.” Is your tax-exempt organization entitled to a refund? read more


By Lee Klumpp | December 10, 2019

Nonprofits Have One More Year to Comply with New Lease Accounting Standards

FASB recently announced an extension for private companies that must become compliant with new lease accounting standards. What many nonprofits may not know is that this requirement applies to them. They have one year to go. What do they... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 02, 2019

Introducing BDO’s Year-End Giving Resource Hub for Nonprofits

#GivingTuesday is fast approaching, marking the start of the year-end giving season that is so essential to the fundraising efforts of many nonprofits. To help organizations make the most of the season, the BDO Institute for Nonprofit... read more


By Adam B. Cole | October 29, 2019

Nonprofit Summit on 11/8 in New York

The upcoming 2019 Nonprofit Summit offers an opportunity for nonprofit leaders and board members to network and hear from peers across the industry on some of the most thought-provoking innovations and trends affecting the nonprofit... read more


By Jeff Ward | October 22, 2019

Nonprofits: Test Your Cyber Systems in 7 Steps

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and while many nonprofits consider themselves unlikely targets for cybercrime, this couldn’t be further from the truth. What steps can you take to thoroughly test your systems for cyber risk? read more


By Andrea Wilson | September 26, 2019

Getting Rid of the Gap in Nonprofit Funding

It’s no secret that closing the gap between grant funding and the actual costs of nonprofit operations is an industry-wide challenge, but to date little has been done. BDO is helping change that, in collaboration with some of the country... read more


By Laurie De Armond | September 09, 2019

Vet or Forget? The Case for Background Checks for Nonprofit Board Members

Conducting background checks on new board members can seem like a waste of precious resources for a nonprofit organization – but are you willing to accept the risks of inaction? Our latest blog post explores some of the key... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 30, 2019

Maximizing Good: 3 Steps to Meeting Your Nonprofit’s Potential

Good intentions alone are not enough to drive meaningful change. In pursuit of noble missions, nonprofits must consider what steps they need to take in order to maximize their potential to do good. In our latest Nonprofit Standard blog... read more