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construction

Perspectives on the Construction Industry – Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 edition of Perspectives on the Construction Industry is now available ...
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Nonprofit Organizations

Public Disclosure Requirements

Organizations that are tax exempt under IRS Section 501(c)(3) vary significantly in size and mission, but they all have one ...
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/ / Nonprofit
donor restrictions

Recording and Releasing Donor Restrictions

When a donor makes a contribution, nonprofits must have the proper policies and procedures in place to ensure the funds ...
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/ / Nonprofit
Retirement Plan Leakage

Retirement Plan Leakage: 101

The word "leakage" is a term that most would not associate with retirement savings. You hear the word leakage and ...
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/ / Employee Benefit Plan
federal student tax

Planning for a Cyber Attack

Recently, IBM Security reported on an active cyber attack campaign they called "Dyre Wolf." This attack shows incredible innovation in ...
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Cash

How to Safeguard Cash During Fundraising Events

Spring has sprung and many nonprofit organizations have been busy planning their summer and fall fundraising events. Planning is key ...
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/ / Nonprofit
Tax Tips for Farmers

Tax Tips for Farmers

Farms include ranches, ranges and orchards. Some raise livestock, poultry, or fish and others grow fruits or vegetables. Individuals report ...
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/ / Business, Tax
refresh

When is it Time to Memorize

When repetitious transactions are done quickly, mistakes can arise. That's where a memorized transaction can come in handy. Understanding when ...
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Newsletters

Brown County Sales Tax Update

Effective September 30, 2015, the football stadium tax in Brown County will officially end. This 0.5%, in addition to the ...
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/ / sales tax, Tax, tax
Negative Tax Consequences

Reimbursing Volunteers: Tips to Avoid Negative Tax Consequences

Many nonprofit organizations rely on volunteers who provide many hours of valuable service to help the organization achieve its mission ...
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/ / Nonprofit, Tax