Not-For-Profit Accounting in Tempe

Filing Form 990-N for New Nonprofits

Is your nonprofit organization in its first few years of existence? Not sure of the Form 990-N filing thresholds? Organizations that have gross receipts that are normally $50,000 or less are required to file a Form 990-N (e-Postcard). Now, you’re … read more

Common Errors with Net Assets

When auditing an organization, what we often find is that clients are not tracking their restricted net assets. Or if they are tracking it, it is not correct. Some common errors we find include: Board designated amounts are classified as … read more

Henry & Horne, LLP Employees Volunteer at Literacy Fair

On Saturday February 28, 14 Henry & Horne, LLP employees and their family members volunteered at a literacy fair sponsored by the Valley of the Sun United Way. The fair was open to the public and held at the Martin … read more

Are retail sales made by nonprofits exempt from Arizona transaction privilege tax?

Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) and Use Tax are taxes the vendor is required to pay for the privilege of doing business in Arizona; otherwise known as a ‘sales tax.’ As a nonprofit organization, should you have to pay TPT … read more

Private Foundations Need IRS Approval for Grants

Private foundations are often set up with the purpose of giving out scholarships or grants to individuals. Before starting this program, the IRS requires a private foundation to request “approval” from them. There are certain criteria that must be met … read more

Non-Profits and Political Activities

All section 501(c)(3) organizations are strictly prohibited from being directly or indirectly involved in campaigning activities for, on behalf of, or against a candidate running for public office, making contributions to political campaign funds, and making a public statement of … read more

Functional Expense Allocation

It’s important as a not-for-profit organization to accurately allocate expenses among your program(s), management and general, and fundraising. Many donors restrict grants and contributions specifically for the entity’s programs. Therefore, it’s vital to only allocate expenses that are related (either … read more

How to Clean Up Old, Uncleared Checks in QuickBooks

There are a number of reasons why you may have old, uncleared checks on your books. Whatever the reason, it is important to clean any checks that should be cleared off your books in order to make sure you are … read more

Public Charity to a Private Foundation

The process of changing anything relating to an organization’s tax exempt status can be very confusing. A public charity can be automatically converted to a private foundation by the IRS if they don’t meet the minimum public support percentage requirement. … read more

IRS Announces 2015 Mileage Rates

On December 10, 2014, the IRS issued Notice 2014-79, announcing the optional standard mileage rates to be used for tax purposes and mileage reimbursements in 2015. These rates are effective January 1, 2015. The standard mileage rate for business use … read more


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