IRS Offers Online Course on New 990

Training and information resources on the Service’s “Stay Exempt” Web site for exempt organizations ( now include a four-part “mini-course” on filing the revised Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax. The audio and slide-show presentation is more than two hours long, broken up into five sessions.


News quiz: College debt, stolen identities, and retirement planning

See how much you know about these developments and others in the Journal of Accountancy news quiz.


Preventing and detecting fraud at not-for-profits

Organizations in all industries must deal with the potential for fraud to occur, and design controls to prevent and detect it. Environment, policies, and controls can help organizations steer clear of problems.


The dangers of dabbling

To meet evolving marketplace needs, CPAs often look to diversify their service offerings. Firms can mitigate the risk of experiencing competency-related professional liability claims by implementing these basic steps.