Tax exempt organizations

Tips to ease the stress of Form 990 preparation

IRS Form 990 is a complex, comprehensive form that can be a big challenge for a not-for-profit organization to prepare. Brian Yacker, CPA, J.D., managing partner of YH Advisors, describes best practices for a stress-free and compliant preparation of Form 990.

Charitable contribution procedures updated

The IRS issued new procedures for contributions to charitable organizations, including rules for when donors can rely on the information about an organization’s tax-exempt status on the IRS database Tax Exempt Organization Search.

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Excel walk-through: Sparklines

Want to liven up your spreadsheets with some color and graphical elements? Kelly L. Williams, CPA, Ph.D., shows how to use Excel sparklines, which illustrate data trends and patterns via small charts that fit in a single Excel cell.

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What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.