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Best Practices for Protecting Data Privacy in 2023

1. Create a Strong Passphrase for a Password The keys to making strong password are Length (the longer the better), a mix of upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, symbols, and no references to any personal info (hence the word “phrase” rather than “word”). Make sure...

Guest Article: Accepting Credit Card Payments as a Business

If you’re starting a business today, it’s a near certainty that you’ll need to accept credit and debit card payments. Whether it’s a brick and mortar, on the go, or the obvious e-commerce environment, more and more people are going cashless (that’s an entirely...

Guest Article: Impact on Worker’s Compensation from COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges for nonprofits making it difficult for them to operate as they have in the past. During this time, especially throughout 2020, many nonprofits and their employees were not able to offer in person services. Instead,...

Additional Nonprofit Trends 2023

1. Start Running your Nonprofit like a Business a.) Treat your donors as customers/investorsb.) Diversify your revenue streams, in the current climate, you can no longer rely on just donations and grantsc.) Create a long-term growth strategy, most nonprofits work year...

Nonprofit Economic Trends 2023

Twenty-twenty will always be known as the year that COVID put the world on pause. The impact of COVID persisted through 2021 and beyond and has forever changed how we think, act, and do business. To curb the impact of the pandemic, the federal and state governments...

2023 Workspace Trends

1. Ongoing Hiring and Retention Issues Workers are continuing to leave their jobs at a higher-than-usual rate. As of October 2022, there were 10.3 million job openings in the United States. The gap between the number of people looking for work verse the open roles...

How To Protect Your Nonprofit With New Cyber Threats

As more and more companies and people use and rely on technology, cybercriminals have become more sophisticated, and cyberattacks have been on the rise. According to Cybercrime Magazine, the cost of cybercrime is projected to rise from $6T in 2021 to $10.5T in 2025....

Guest Article: How will Artificial Intelligence Change the Nonprofit Sector in 2023?

As we peer into our special nonprofit crystal ball, it is clear that artificial intelligence (AI) will play a major role in transforming how charities and organizations work. By 2023, AI technology will have advanced significantly and become more accessible, allowing...

2023 Nonprofit Technology Trends

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology Technological innovations in Artificial Intelligence continue to offer opportunities for improving work processes within nonprofit organizations. Automated workflows, technological insights, and AI bots made accessible to...

2023 Nonprofit Fundraising & Marketing Trends

1. Digital Wallets! The World is changing and so is how people pay. People don’t want to dig through their wallets, or purses, or find their checkbooks. This is why digital wallets are so important. Donors are looking for an easier experience which means you need to...
2023 Nonprofit Fundraising & Marketing Trends

2023 Nonprofit Fundraising & Marketing Trends

1. Digital Wallets! The World is changing and so is how people pay. People don’t want to dig through their wallets, or purses, or find their checkbooks. This is why digital wallets are so important. Donors are looking for an easier experience which means you need to...

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2023 Nonprofit Update

2023 Nonprofit Update

As we turn the calendar page from 2022 to 2023, we do so with hopes, aspirations, and resolutions for improvement… this is important as 2023 will require a significant level of innovative thinking, re-evaluation, and change. I’m not going to sugarcoat it; 2023 will...

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Ken Cerini Inducted in LIBN Hall of Fame 2022

Ken Cerini Inducted in LIBN Hall of Fame 2022

Ken Cerini was inducted in the Long Island Business News Hall of Fame. Listen to his incredibly inspirational success story above! Ken is the Managing Partner of Cerini & Associates, LLP and is the executive responsible for the administration of our not-for-profit and...

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Are Bonuses Really Taxed Higher?

Are Bonuses Really Taxed Higher?

It is the end of the calendar year and the holiday season which can mean for many employees their employer will be looking to reward a year of hard work with year-end bonuses. Both employees and employers can often be shocked and saddened when they see the net pay...

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Segregation of Duties

Segregation of Duties

Segregation of duties is a commonly used and widely accepted internal control practice. It is the process of taking shared responsibilities of a key process and dispersing the critical functions of that process to more than one person or department. Implemented...

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Mandatory Federal Premium Reporting Requirement

Mandatory Federal Premium Reporting Requirement

What is the Federal premium reporting requirement? The Consolidated Appropriations Act (2021) was passed by Congress on December 21, 2020 and signed into law on December 27, 2020. It is responsible for the implementation of a new annual reporting requirement that...

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