posts tagged as Nonprofit Governance


By Marc Berger | 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 Lewis Sharpstone | September 04, 2018

5 Suggestions to Perfect Your Audit Committee Charter

Most nonprofits already have good audit committee charters, but why settle for good? Consider taking five steps to strengthen your audit committee charter and go beyond one that simply articulates the committee’s core responsibilities. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | August 21, 2018

Privacy Is a Must Have These Days–Guide to Implementing a Holistic Privacy Program

Now that GDPR is officially in effect, it’s time for nonprofits to think about developing a holistic privacy program. In this new era of data privacy, it’s essential for organizations to keep employees apprised of new privacy... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | July 18, 2018

IRS Guidance Removes Obstacle to Restructuring Tax-Exempt Organizations

New guidance from the IRS makes it easier for many nonprofits to restructure or enter a merger, while retaining their tax-exempt status. The Nonprofit Standard blog explains what’s changed. read more


By Michael Conover | July 02, 2018

Excise Tax ‘Bite’ on Nonprofit Compensation

The new tax reform law included a lot of provisions important to nonprofits, including a 21 percent excise tax on executive compensation. Our latest blog post has details. 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 Nonprofit Practice Leaders | May 03, 2018

The Integration of Data Privacy into a Data Governance Program

What makes an effective nonprofit data privacy program? One that aligns with an organization’s business, involves key stakeholders, and includes ongoing monitoring and controls, among other factors. Read the Nonprofit Standard’s latest... read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | April 26, 2018

Podcast: 7 Steps to Revenue Recognition Readiness

What prompted the FASB to release its new revenue recognition standard, and how can nonprofits prepare? BDO’s Lee Klumpp and Carla DeMartini answer these questions and more in a recent New York Nonprofit (NPN) Media podcast. read more


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | March 20, 2018

10 Things Keeping Internal Audit Up at Night – Part 2

The internal audit function is vital to the health of any nonprofit, regardless of mission or scope, but often deals with challenges from regulations to resources. This is part two in our series on what keeps internal audit up at night... read more