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 left feeling like they’ve gotten a lump...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | December 19, 2017

The Winter 2017 Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is Live!

BDO’s Winter Nonprofit Standard Newsletter is live! Read the latest edition to learn more about some of the biggest opportunities and challenges facing nonprofits in 2018, from increased blockchain adoption to compliance with the latest regulations.


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 need to know when it comes to the...


By Laurie De Armond | November 20, 2017

Seven Steps to Carpe Diem on #GivingTuesday

The countdown to #GivingTuesday 2017 is on. Is your nonprofit prepared to seize the day? Laurie De Armond shares seven fundraising and governance strategies to “carpe diem” on November 28.


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 to address challenges raised by...


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.


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 exempt organizations and develop a plan...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 19, 2017

Webinar: BDO Annual Nonprofit Tax Update

Are you up to speed on the latest tax news that can affect your nonprofit organization? Tune into BDO’s Annual Nonprofit Tax Update webinar, hosted by BDO’s National Nonprofit practice leaders, on Tuesday, October 24 from 1-2pm EDT to get a full overview of what’s happening in...


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 any state registration or audit...


By Nonprofit Practice Leaders | October 03, 2017

Webinar: Avoiding the Iceberg and Maintaining Organizational Health

In today’s business environment, it’s either sink or swim—is your organization doing all that it can to keep afloat? Join BDO’s Nonprofit and Education practice on Thursday, October 5 from 1-2pm EDT to learn more about how you can assess the health of your organization and...