Form 990 Solutions
The Form 990 tells your organization’s story. Reporting requirements found on the Form 990, provide your organization with an opportunity to educate key stakeholders such as the community, potential donors, grantors, and board members. Clearly and earnestly explaining the mission and program accomplishments through reporting on the Form 990 communicates the organization’s value to these and other stakeholders.
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Angela Crawford, CPA
Angela is a tax senior manager in the Blue & Co. Carmel, Indiana office. Angela devotes the majority of her time to working with not-for-profit organizations and performs the final review of all of our Carmel office not-for-profit tax returns.
Angela has served on various not-for-profit boards over the years and currently serves as a Treasurer of the Blue Foundation. She is also a member of Executive Women in Finance. Angela was a member of the firm’s 2015-2016 Building Leaders program and recently won the firm’s Ron Blue award for her dedication and commitment to the growth and development of the firm.
Angela is active in the not-for-profit community. She frequently publishes content for Blue & Co.’s not-for-profit industry website and external publications to friends of the Firm. She has spoken publicly at numerous events in the not-for-profit industry.
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