Nonprofit Blog

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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Aging and the Digital Age

Armanino’s Nonprofit Practice would like to thank Saeed Mirfattah for providing this blog post on behalf of the Institute on Aging. We hope you find their crowdfunding success story as inspirational as we do. And we hope you’ll join us for our Annual Nonprofit Symposium on July 15, 2015, in San Francisco. Our industry panel …

Monday, August 8, 2011

Proposed Bill Would Encourage Charitable Giving

The “Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2011″, a new bi-partisan bill that has been introduced in the U.S. Senate would have an enormous effect on charitable giving. The current law, set to expire at the end of 2011, allows donors who are age 70 1/2 or older to roll over up to $100,000 (up …

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 …

Friday, July 8, 2011

No Gift Tax Liability for Contributions to 501(c)(4)s

The IRS recently stated that it “will not use resources to pursue examination” on gift tax on contributions to 501(c)(4)s – social welfare organizations. The IRS previously threatened to apply a gift tax for contributions to these organizations. With election year quickly approaching and lots of media attention, there was concern that individuals might be …

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Evaluate Nonprofit Organizations Before Donating

The impact of the poor economy has taken a toll on charitable organizations, causing the relationship between grant makers and charities to become more “businesslike.” Savvy grant makers are much more strategic about giving than in the past. They’re also performing what amounts to financial due diligence with respect to their giving and with good …

Thursday, May 12, 2011

YouTube Now Helping Out Nonprofits

One of the big things we hear from our clients is how a successful outreach campaign can be difficult to achieve because of the cost. Thanks to a new program by YouTube, that may not be the case anymore. YouTube has launched a new program that is helping nonprofit organizations get their videos organized, online …

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