CPA-HQ Articles and Podcasts

Do a little research and learn something new on CPA-HQ. Our articles are written by the accounting and tax professionals at Hawkins Ash CPAs. Our CPAs and staff are committed to providing relevant and accurate information to help individuals, businesses and organizations keep on track and plan for what’s ahead.


Ubit

Is Your Organization at Risk of Incurring UBIT?

As COVID-19 continues to impact our economies, many not-for-profit (NFP) organizations may be experiencing significant decreases in revenue, leaving them to ...
Read More
/ / Articles, Nonprofit
Student Applications

Key Documentation for Student Applications

The DPI is very specific about the documents that must be received for student applications and the information in them ...
Read More
/ / Articles, Nonprofit
Name Differences

A Common Mistake: Name Differences

Schools are required to verify the parent/guardian names on residency and income documentation match with the Online Application System (OAS) ...
Read More
/ / Articles, Nonprofit
SNSP Applications

Things to Remember When Filling Out SNSP Applications

The Special Needs Scholarship Program (SNSP) is a great program that allows a student with a disability, who meets certain ...
Read More
/ / Articles, Nonprofit
Employee Compensation Payment Requirements: Reduce Annual Auditor Findings

Employee Compensation Payment Requirements: Reduce Annual Auditor Findings

The employee compensation payment requirements are one of the areas tested during the annual fiscal and internal control practices procedures ...
Read More
/ / Articles, Nonprofit
FOCUS

Client Feature and Executive Director Q&A: FOCUS

Uniting to Fight Food Insecurity Feeding Our Communities with United Services (FOCUS) was founded in 2020 when three food organizations ...
Read More
Audit Report Changes

Audit Report Changes Are Coming

The Auditing Standards Board recently issued Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS) 134. The update comes as part of an effort ...
Read More
/ / Nonprofit
grant revenue

Grant Revenue and Income Recognition

In 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2018-08 which provided clarifications on how non-governmental organizations should recognize ...
Read More
/ / Nonprofit
Lease Standard

The New Lease Standard is Here

The new accounting standard for Leases (Topic 842) that was issued back in 2016 is now effective for not-for-profit (NFP) ...
Read More
/ / Nonprofit
Nonprofit Connection February

Nonprofit Connection Newsletter: February 2022

In this February 2022 Nonprofit Connection newsletter, our CPAs provide updates and coverage of the following topics: Best Practices When ...
Read More
/ / Newsletters, Nonprofit