Nonprofit Blog

The latest finance, accounting, tax, audit and software news uniquely tailored for the nonprofit industry – private schools, foundations, museums, animal/environmental/social welfare, and church or faith-based organizations. Follow for the latest nonprofit trends, rule changes, best practices and free educational offerings.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Do You Know How Blockchain Could Affect Your Nonprofit?

Remember the early days of the internet? In the 1990s, most of us could not have predicted how that new technology would pervade nearly every aspect of our lives. In many ways, blockchain technology is a similar phenomenon. Most of us first heard about blockchain as the backbone of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin. While Bitcoin still …

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Rethinking Sustainability: A Focus on Flexibility, Efficiency & Impact

For the past four years, Armanino has brought you our annual Nonprofit Symposium—a free, half-day event for nonprofit industry leaders that offers education and networking around today’s leading nonprofit finance issues, as well as an opportunity for continuing education (CE) credit. This year marks our 5th anniversary. To celebrate half a decade, we’ve highlighted our …

Friday, June 17, 2016

New Overtime Rules: The Impact on Nonprofits

The Fair Labor Standards Act is making big changes to the minimum wage and overtime protection laws, impacting nonprofit organizations nationwide. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced new regulations regarding overtime pay that will significantly change how organizations classify employees. Here are the key provisions to the rule that will soon protect an …

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Nonprofit State Registration: Know the Facts

Many nonprofit finance teams have questions concerning state registrations: “Why do we have to register?  Where do we need to register?  How often do we need to register?  What happens if we don’t register?”  This is why Charity Compliance Solutions, sponsors at our latest Nonprofit Symposium in San Francisco, has helped us answer five major …

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Nonprofit Symposium | Renovating the Nonprofit Approach to Finance

Now in its fourth year, Armanino’s Nonprofit Team is pleased to host our annual Nonprofit Symposium on July 15, 2015, at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. Recent to Cutting Edge: Renovating the Nonprofit Approach to Finance was designed specifically for finance executives of today’s leading, larger nonprofit organizations, the free, half-day forum offers education …

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Issues & Insights: Nonprofits More Susceptible to Fraud for a Variety of Reasons

Got an employee who never takes a vacation? Does your controller always bring you invoices to sign at the end of the day on Fridays as you’re preparing to leave? Are your financial statements and bank reconciliations perpetually late? If so, you and your organization could be the victims of fraud. In the following article, …

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Hospitals Get Incentives for Electronic Health Records

The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs provide incentive payments to eligible professionals, eligible hospitals and critical access hospitals (CAHs) as they adopt, implement, upgrade or demonstrate meaningful use of certified EHR technology. Guidelines to help assure that the right technology is in place and that critical compliance dates are on the calendar can help …

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

M&A: A Strategy for Nonprofit Survival?

Nonprofits are competing for a smaller number of government grants during the economic recession significantly impacting and restricting not only the industry’s ability to expand services but also to continue providing existing ones. As a result, nonprofits of all sizes are spending more time evaluating whether they are providing services as efficiently as possible given …