Form 990

New Form 990: What’s Confusing Filers?

The redesigned Form 990 has been the subject of much discussion since the IRS released it in 2007, and several areas of confusion have been identified. This item highlights problems frequently encountered by practitioners, including many compensation issues.

New Form 990 Aims for Transparency, Accountability, and Oversight

Editor: Frank J. O'Connell, Jr., CPA, Esq. While transparency, accountability, and oversight do not appear to be tax issues per se, recent legislative focus and IRS enforcement in this area have heightened the need for tighter controls within the nonprofit sector. The IRS increased the number of audits in 2006

New Disclosure Requirements for Form 990-T

Editor: Terence E. Kelly, CPA Under new Sec. 6104(d)(1)(A)(ii),Sec. 501(c)(3) organizations now have to disclose publicly their Forms 990-T, Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return. The penalty is the same as that for nondisclosure of Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax. Currently, this penalty is $20 per

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States look to unclaimed property for revenue

State audits of abandoned and unclaimed property (AUP) have exploded in recent years. This report outlines the escheat process, common types of AUP, how different states are handling it and how companies can plan for potential audits and liabilities.


Understanding the new Sec. 199A business income deduction

The new deduction allows certain business owners to keep pace with the significant corporate tax cut provided by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.