Implementation Guide
ASU 2016-14 Presentation of Financial Statements for Not-for-Profit Entities

After years of debating and waiting, it is time for not-for-profit organizations to begin implementing the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements for Not-For-Profit Entities.

What’s in the Guide

We know there are a number of issues in this standard for you to consider, and implementation may not be quick and easy. We are here to guide you through this process. This guide is the first step in simplifying the new standard for your organization.

Throughout this guide, we provide a comprehensive look at the standard, organized by key sections. These sections include:

  • relevant definitions,
  • a comparison of current requirements compared to new requirements,
  • context for the reasoning behind the changes,
  • examples of implementation,
  • and action items to consider for management and your governing boards.

Not all of these changes will apply to your organization, but some sections will apply to every organization. We encourage you to begin transition steps now to prepare your organization for these important changes. This guide is a tool that can be copied and shared throughout your organization as you develop an implementation plan and work to update your financial statements.

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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credits and deductions, it also brought the following two changes for exempt organizations: Parking Tax Retroactively Repealed The Parking Tax imposed under Internal Revenue Code Section 512(a)(7) has now been retroactively repealed.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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