Category Archives: Non-Profit

Why Small Business Owners Should Consider Outsourcing Their Accounting and Tax Functions

Have you ever wondered why some of the most successful entrepreneurs and business leaders wear the same outfit each day? It is said that Albert Einstein bought multiple versions of the same gray suit to limit the number of decisions … Continue reading

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Excellent Changes Ahead for Many Tax Return Deadlines and Extensions

Surprise! Hidden away inside a recent new federal law are changes to many tax return due dates – both in terms of original and extended deadlines. On July 31, 2015, the President signed H.R. 3236, the “Surface Transportation and Veterans … Continue reading

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Identifying Potential Tax Scams

Due to the recent rise in the number tax fraud cases, the IRS cautions taxpayers to be wary of any communication they receive regarding their Federal tax bill or refund. Phone calls, text messages, and emails that appear to be … Continue reading

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QuickBooks Online – Is it Worth it?

QuickBooks was born in 1994 when Intuit purchased the rights to use a double entry accounting program called “MoneyCounts”. The software program that we all know and love started taking shape in the years to come. Its ease of use … Continue reading

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IRS Makes Applying for 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status Easier

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) currently recognizes more than one million 501(c)(3) organizations and has more than 60,000 501(c)(3) applications pending. On July 1, 2014, the IRS introduced a new, streamlined application form to help small charities more easily apply … Continue reading

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Ohio sales and use tax and employer withholding changes

By now all businesses registered with the Ohio Business Gateway should have received a letter from the Ohio Department of Taxation outlining the significant state tax law changes recently approved by Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Ohio General Assembly.  … Continue reading

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Sequestration Reduces Tax Refunds Due To Non-Profits

Non-profit organizations that filed Form 8941 claiming a refund against health insurance premiums paid by the organization will receive 8.7% less than the amount claimed. This reduction applies to all claims paid after March 1, 2013 and is a result … Continue reading

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