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Zinner Supports Accelerate 2019

Posted by Zinner & Co. Non-Profit Team on Feb 7, 2019 11:31:20 AM

Zinner & Co. is pleased to support Accelerate, an event being held by long-time Zinner client, The Cleveland Leadership Center.

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Topics: non-profits, Firm news, Zinner News, Community

The Clarion Call for Nonprofit Transparency

Posted by Zinner & Co. Non-Profit Team on Jan 22, 2019 8:05:00 AM

The nature of charitable giving has changed, and there are four primary reasons for this:

  • Technology has made it not only easier to give to charities, but to know about charities and how efficiently they perform.
  • Changes in the U.S. tax code have created a disincentive for giving, especially for those who gave strictly for purposes of a tax deduction.
  • The rise of Donor Advised Funds (DAF) has made it easier for donors to contribute meaningfully to a cause.
  • Concerns for transparency and organizational efficiency have driven the need for increased disclosure and external oversight.
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Topics: audits, non-profits, non-profit reporting

The 1 Thing You Should do RIGHT NOW to Improve Your Non-Profit’s Event Sponsorships in 2019

Posted by Zinner & Co. Non-Profit Team on Dec 14, 2018 7:35:00 AM

One of the most difficult aspects of managing a Non-Profit is putting on successful fundraising events. Most fundraisers take months to plan and trying to get sponsors is always a last-minute scramble. 

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Topics: non-profits, fundraising

IRS Issues Guidance on Parking Expenses for Non-Profits

Posted by Zinner & Co. Non-Profit Team on Dec 12, 2018 8:37:43 AM

IRS Issues Guidance on Parking Expenses for Non-Profit Organizations

In Notice 2018-99, the IRS issued interim guidance on an issue that has vexed not-for-profit organizations since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) in December of 2017. Under the TCJA, the payment of Qualified Transportation Fringes (QTFs) by not-for-profit organizations falls under unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) and is subject to a tax of 21%.

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Topics: non-profit reporting, not-for-profit, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

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