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2023 Payroll Update

Social Security & Medicare Tax As of January 1, 2023, the maximum amount of annual earnings subject to the Social Security increases to $160,200 (from $147,000 in 2022). There is no limit on the amount of earnings subject to the Medicare tax. The maximum Social Security tax to be deducted from an employee’s compensation during 2023 will be $9,932.40 (6.2% x $160,200).

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2 Reasons Why Your Youth-Focused Nonprofit Should Establish an Endowment

Between the merry-go-round of government changes, staffing shortages and a fluctuating financial market, many youth-focused nonprofits lack one of the most vital tools in securing their future–an endowment.

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4 Unlikely Ways Youth-Focused Nonprofits Can Boost Fundraising

If your organization is like many other youth-focused nonprofits, the generosity of donors is a huge source of funding for some, if not all, of your income. As a result, fundraising is always a top priority. Since child-focused nonprofits often compete for donor dollars and attention, how can your organization stand out in the crowd of nonprofits that help kids?

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What Accounting Staff Need to Know About the New Lease Standard

The new lease accounting standard, Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 842, is out in full force and there are numerous rules, adjustments and transitions accounting departments need to be made aware of—stat.

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High Net Worth Families  |  Nonprofit

Child-Focused Nonprofits Can Boost Fundraising by Suggesting Tax Planning Strategies to Donors

A recent charitable giving report from Blackbaud Institute confirms that donations in the United States grew by 9% in 2021. This increase occurred for nonprofits of all sizes in all sectors, with 12% of charitable giving coming from online donations. This uptick in charitable giving is, of course, excellent news for youth-focused nonprofits. However, your organization can benefit even more when your staff members are equipped to educate potential donors about some key tax benefits of charitable giving – beyond a simple cash donation. To understand the big picture, let’s first dive into the reasons behind the increase in giving and then review two mutually beneficial donation strategies for taxpayers and nonprofits.

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15 Questions Accounting Staff Members Are Asking About the New Lease Standard

If there’s one thing for certain, accounting staff members at businesses and nonprofits have more than a few questions about the new lease standard that’s about to take effect. Implementing the biggest new accounting rule to come our way in decades is no walk in the park. That’s why we’re answering 15 frequently asked questions about the new lease standard.  

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