Category: Nonprofit

Navigating Effectiveness

During July 2020, Charity Navigator launched the Encompass Rating System. The purpose of Encompass was to provide improved comparability of differently sized nonprofit organizations, and to provide a more comprehensive assessment of the overall effectiveness of nonprofit organizations.

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The Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act signed into law

On Monday night the Protecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act was signed into law. As part of the CARES Act, the Federal government had agreed to reimburse nonprofits that were self-insured for state unemployment 50% of the amount nonprofits had to pay states for those employees who were collecting unemployment against their accounts.

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New Comparability Plan… Is it Right for You?

Pension plans should be an important part of every business’ benefits package. Not only do they let business owners/executives and employees to set aside funds for their retirement, but they provide the added ability for companies to assist in the process and make contributions on behalf of their staff, to help them better position themselves for retirement.

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Why Testing is Important for Pensions

As auditors, we are always busy performing different types of testing, especially controls and compliance-based test work. While there is a common stigma about auditors and audits in general, and they have a “gotcha” sort of mentality, there is a tremendous benefit that a company can derive from the work they perform. The truth is, our goal is to ensure that companies and organizations are complying with rules and regulations so that they can avoid costly errors, especially when it comes to defined contribution pension plans.

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Main Street Lending Launches Nonprofit Organization Loan Programs

On Friday, July 17th the Federal Reserve updated the Main Street Lending program to provide information related to nonprofit organizations ability to participate in the program as mandated by the CARES Act. The facility now includes 2 separate but similar facilities targeted at Nonprofit Organizations – the Nonprofit Organization New Loan Facility (NONLF) and the Nonprofit Organization Expanded Loan Facility (NOELF).

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