posts tagged as Higher Education


By Andrea Wilson | October 25, 2018

Funding Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit leaders recognize the need to innovate, yet they operate in a resource-constrained reality. Many organizations are ensnared in the “starvation cycle” and are forced to consistently underfund critical infrastructure like... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | September 14, 2018

Nonprofits' New Commuter Headache: Tax on Transportation Benefits

Does your tax-exempt organization provide transportation and parking benefits to employees? If so, you may have another commuter headache: a new tax. Under the tax reform law, many nonprofits that provide transportation and parking... read more


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 | March 29, 2018

Six Tax Reform Issues Impacting Nonprofit Organizations

The new tax law profoundly impacts tax-exempt organizations. What are the top six tax reform-related issues nonprofits will need to address? Find out in BDO’s latest Nonprofit Standard blog post. 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 Nonprofit Practice Leaders | 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 Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 12, 2017

Introducing BDO’s First Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey

To help nonprofits assess their key metrics, The BDO Institute for Nonprofit ExcellenceSM developed Nonprofit Standards, a benchmarking survey designed to provide tax-exempt organizations with a barometer to measure... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 20, 2016

The Fall Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live, In Case You Missed It

With #GivingTuesday right around the corner, it’s critical that nonprofits prioritize their fiscal health to make the most of the busiest fundraising season of the year. For insights to help you check the temperature on your nonprofit’s... read more


By Beth Garner | August 15, 2016

Lawsuits Target Higher Ed: What Retirement Plan Sponsors Need to Know

Retirement plan excessive fee litigation surrounding 403(b) plans was a hot topic in the employee benefit plan world this past week. read more


By Joan Vines | August 04, 2016

New Deferred Compensation Regulations

The IRS recently released proposed regulations that provide guidance for the nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements of tax-exempt organizations. read more