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Exempt Organization Highlights of Spending Package’s Tax Law Changes

Exempt Organization Highlights of Spending Package’s Tax Law Changes

While the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 (Act) brought about extensions for certain credits and deductions, it also brought the following two changes for exempt organizations: Parking Tax Retroactively Repealed The Parking Tax imposed under Internal Revenue Code Section 512(a)(7) has now been retroactively repealed.  Exempt organizations will no longer owe this tax and are […]

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Gift Acceptance Policies

Gift Acceptance Policies

Having sound governance policies to accomplish an organization’s mission encourages operational and managerial efficiency. Organizations that receive more than $25,000 in non-cash contributions are required to file a Schedule M with their Form 990. For those organizations, they have already been confronted with the question of having a gift acceptance policy. Regardless, if an organization […]

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Federal Perkins Loan Program Update

Federal Perkins Loan Program Update

Updates to the Federal Perkins Loan Program continue as the Department of Education (“Department”) proceeds to wind down the program. During the fall, the Department issued several announcements including literature on the reimbursement for Perkins Service Cancellation, distributions of assets from the Revolving Loan Fund, and the assignment of Perkins Loan in default for two […]

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Ways to Jumpstart Your 2020 Self-employed Tax Strategy

Ways to Jumpstart Your 2020 Self-employed Tax Strategy

Many self-employed taxpayers may be looking for strategies that could help jumpstart future tax years. Here are a few strategies that self-employed taxpayers can take advantage of to help minimize their tax burden. SEP IRA SEP IRA is a great way for the self-employed to be able to provide a retirement option to their employees […]

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Research and Development Credits Could Impact Your 2019 Tax Savings

Research and Development Credits Could Impact Your 2019 Tax Savings

Income taxes can be a major driving force in key business decisions on a daily basis. Income taxes have significant impact on cash flow, can influence decisions on how to price jobs, and can impact how much employees are paid. Taking advantage of tax credits can help strengthen cash flow and increase the ability to […]

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Highlights of Spending Package’s Tax Law Changes

Highlights of Spending Package’s Tax Law Changes

The federal government spending package titled the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, does more than just fund the government. It extends certain income tax provisions that had already expired or that were due to expire at the end of 2019. The agreement on the spending package also includes the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement […]

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