Category Archives: Charitable Organizations

Many tax-exempt organizations must file information returns by May 15

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service reminded certain tax-exempt organizations that the Tuesday, May 15 filing deadline for Form 990-series information returns is fast approaching. Form 990-series information returns and notices are normally due … Continue reading

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Top Things to Know About Deducting Charitable Contributions on a 2017 Tax Return Tax

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers who give money or goods to a charity may be able to claim a deduction on their 2017 federal tax return, which basically reduces the amount of their taxable income. Here … Continue reading

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Make These Money Moves Before the Year Ends

The end of the year is often a time of reflection. It’s also a time for looking to the future and planning one’s course over the next year. One of the crucial areas to address during this time is the … Continue reading

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Tips for Smart Charitable Giving

“Charitable giving” is a phrase used frequently towards the end of the year, both during the holiday season as well as at tax time. Giving is an extremely important gesture made by those who have towards those who aren’t as … Continue reading

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Gifts to Charity: Six Facts About Written Acknowledgements

Throughout the year, many taxpayers contribute money or gifts to qualified organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions. Taxpayers who plan to claim a charitable deduction on their tax return must do two things: Have a bank record or written … Continue reading

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End-of-Year Tax Tips

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it many important financial decisions that must be made. While most of us think of our finances in December in light of gift giving, it is also critical to think … Continue reading

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COSO – What is It?

COSO, or the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission, is a sponsor of the National Commission on Fraudulent Financial Reporting. They’ve developed a standard framework of recommendations on internal controls that can be applied to any type and … Continue reading

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