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Nov 7, 2019
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Searching for a Tax Exempt Organization?

Wondering about an organization's tax-exempt status? Wonder no longer! The Tax Exempt Organization Search tool on the IRS website is here to help.
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Jul 11, 2019
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Are You Getting The Info You Need?

The accounting needs of nonprofits are complex due to the amount of revenue sources nonprofit organizations have to manage. Fortunately, there is an easier way ...
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Jan 18, 2019
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Nonprofits Consider For-Profit Advantages

Have you considered the creation of a for-profit subsidiary for your nonprofit organization?
 
Oct 8, 2018
Podcast

episode 154 – transcript

Industry expert, Ben Antonelli, discussing operating reserves and why businesses should have one in order to stay protected and successful.
 
Oct 8, 2018
Podcast

episode 154 – the freedom of a rainy day fund

Listen to this episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio to hear Ben Antonelli explain the importance of having an operating reserve for your business!
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Sep 14, 2018
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Don’t Let Scams Sour Your Generosity

Hurricane season is upon us, and that means scammers will be looking for ways to take advantage of your generosity and trick you into donating to them instead of relief efforts.
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Aug 1, 2018
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Does Your Nonprofit’s Operating Reserve Balance Stack Up?

Your organization's operating reserve balance helps paint a picture of its flexibility. What does your picture look like?
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Jan 30, 2018
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Strategic Alliances Shouldn’t Be Scary

A strategic alliance may just be the solution your nonprofit needs to generate additional revenue, minimize burdens relating to compliance responsibilities, and have an overall greater impact on the community or for the causes you seek to serve. Read on to learn more!
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Sep 7, 2017
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Scammers Target Hurricane Relief Donors

Those moved by the spirit of compassion and community must be reminded to err on the side of caution as fake charities have already been identified among the throngs of genuine do-gooders. Read on to learn more.
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Mar 9, 2017
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Sophisticated Strategies Drive Event Success

The primary goal of any fundraiser is to generate revenue , but there are other factors to consider as well. Read on to learn how you can make your next event more effective.
 
Jan 30, 2017
Podcast

episode 66 – the power of philanthropy through a passion so personal

Richard Rea, founder of Rea & Associates, believed his employees should be involved in their communities – which is why the mantra, “invest in your family, your community and your future,” became one of the firm’s operating philosophies. This week’s episode of unsuitable on Rea Radio, “the power of philanthropy through a passion so personal,” … Continued
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Nov 3, 2016
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Unlock Your Nonprofit’s Potential With Donor Data

Want to know the key secret to managing a successful not-for-profit organization? Donor data. Read on to learn more.
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Apr 6, 2016
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Minding Your Metrics

If maintaining your nonprofit’s financial metrics hasn’t been a top priority or necessity before, there’s no time like the present to change your financial management strategy. Read on to learn more.
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Nov 18, 2014
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Are Your Fundraising Efforts Effective?

The viral success of some recent online social media fundraising campaigns (i.e. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge) has sent ripples through the not-for-profit community. At a time when many organizations are experiencing funding reductions that threaten to alter the sustainability of their programs, some not-for-profits are reconsidering their proven fundraising strategies in favor of new tactics … Continued
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Aug 14, 2013
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Increasing Board Engagement Through Better Reporting

As a business owner or not-for-profit leader, do you feel that your board of directors is sufficiently engaged during your organization’s regular board meetings? If your answer is “no,” then you might have a problem that you need to address—and soon. There could be many reasons why your board is not engaged, and it is … Continued
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Dec 2, 2011
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Don’t Forget to File State and Local Taxes

Most tax-exempt organizations know they must file an annual information return (Form 990) with the Internal Revenue Service and they may be liable for tax on its unrelated business income (Form 990-T). However, often overlooked by many tax-exempt organizations are state and local filing requirements. Here is a list of some that might apply: Make … Continued
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Dec 1, 2011
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Some Cities, States Require Not-For-Profits to File Tax Return

Most people assume not-for-profit organizations are exempt from income tax reporting. However, along with the recent addition of the IRS 990 report, some organizations are finding they must file an income tax return in cities where they earn income. If your not-for-profit group earns unrelated business income from such activities as charitable gaming events or … Continued
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Jul 21, 2009
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State and Local Filing Requirements of Tax-Exempt Organizations

Most tax-exempt organizations are aware that they must file an annual information return (Form 990) with the Internal Revenue Service and that they may be liable for tax on unrelated business income (Form 990-T). However, often overlooked by many tax-exempt organizations are state and local filing requirements. Here is a list of some that might … Continued
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Jun 13, 2007
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Getting Started

In times of crisis, you don’t want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you’re protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to accomplish this is by setting up a cash reserve, a pool of readily available funds that can help you … Continued