BEWARE OF THE DOG: Nonprofit Watchdogs and Their Impact on Your Organization (Part 1)

BEWARE OF THE DOG: NONPROFIT WATCHDOGS AND THEIR IMPACT ON YOUR ORGANIZATION (PART 1) A nonprofit’s Charity Watchdog (CWD) rating helps set organizations apart. A specific rating could make prospective donors flock to a particular organization or warn them to steer clear of it. Because a nonprofit’s credibility is so intrinsically tied to its financial transparency…

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Working Virtually: Best Practices for Remote Nonprofit Accounting

2020 was a challenging year for businesses and organizations alike. Knowing how to successfully operate in a fully virtual setting presented many challenges but, also, plenty of opportunities. With the push to adapt to a virtual workplace, many nonprofits are still fine-tuning their processes. Chazin & Company had the advantage of providing a fully remote approach well before the pandemic. With well-established methods and processes that replicate having someone “right down the hall,” we are considered experts in providing virtual nonprofit accounting services. In the…

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Do Nonprofits Have to Pay Income Taxes?

Did you know that sometimes nonprofits must pay income tax? It’s true. Just because you have a tax-exempt status, it does not mean that you’re, well, tax exempt! The IRS incorporated into the tax codes something called Unrelated Business Income (UBI) and it’s especially for nonprofit organizations. Frequently, nonprofits have revenue that the IRS considers unrelated to…

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