posts tagged as Legislation


By Barbara Finke | February 18, 2021

Federal Funding Terms Demystified

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many entities are receiving federal funding for the first time through measures like the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and subsequent relief bills. But with these funds... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | February 01, 2021

CARES Act Employee Retention Credits for Nonprofit Employers

Many nonprofits have struggled to stay afloat since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, recent legislation offers organizations additional support by retroactively eliminating limitations on—and extending and enhancing—the... read more


By Lee Klumpp | July 21, 2020

Congress Passes the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act to Assist Nonprofit Organizations

On July 2, 2020, the Senate unanimously passed legislation to assist nonprofits and governmental entities. The House passed the bill in a pro forma session on July 9, 2020. The bill is now headed to the president for his signature. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | June 17, 2020

New Data – Nonprofits, Benchmark Against Your Peers and Push Your Mission Forward

Facing unprecedented disruptions, the world is relying on nonprofits more than ever before. Now in its fourth year, our annual Nonprofit Standards benchmarking survey arms your organization with the metrics needed to gauge how you stack... 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 Marc Berger | July 27, 2018

Significant Rule Change for Tax-Exempt Organizations Reporting Donor Information

New IRS guidelines eliminate the need for certain tax-exempt organizations to report donor information in their annual tax filings. The move is designed to reduce compliance costs for organizations and the IRS, and to keep donor... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 12, 2018

Nonprofits Can Apply SEC Guidance Related to Tax Reform – FASB Q&A

A recent Q&A issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) indicates that nonprofits can apply guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for applying Topic 740, Income Taxes, as it relates to tax reform. 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 | January 10, 2018

Webinar: Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits

Tax reform is now a reality—is your nonprofit ready for the changes? Join BDO’s Nonprofit and Education practice leaders on Thursday, January 18 at 1 p.m. EST for our “Tax Reform—The Effect on Nonprofits” webinar to learn about the key... 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