What Does Your NPO Finance Committee's Agenda Look Like?

I hope the Finance Committee’s first order of business is the financial statement review. As a CPA in a public accounting firm, the primary preparation ... read more >

Rebooting My Life


By Amy Jo Jarboe

For a computer, a reboot can help fix a myriad of problems. It clears the system and allows for a fresh start. For me, my reboot came from the start of ... read more >

Ohio Sales Tax Holiday 2016

Ohio’s sales tax holiday runs from Friday, August 5, 2016 through on Sunday, August 7, 2016. During the holiday, clothing priced at $75 or less, ... read more >

Can Public Charities Participate in Lobbying Activities?


By Sarah Piot

Since 2016 is a presidential election year, many public charities may be wondering to what extent they can support candidates who back their charity’s ... read more >

501(c)(4) "Social Welfare" Organizations - Change to IRS Regulations for Newly Formed Organizations

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the PATH Act) included a provision that requires 501(c)(4) organizations to notify the Secretary of ... read more >

The Importance of Experience

From the very beginning of my college education at Ohio University, I knew that I wanted to be a Certified Public Accountant. Along the way of getting ... read more >

My Major, Major Switch


By Alexa Xenakis

When I first entered the corner of Real and World, Point Park University, I did not have a clue on what I wanted to do. I just knew of one thing: I wanted ... read more >

401(k) Plan Sponsors Continue to Face Class-Action Lawsuits

This past June, a $31 million settlement was reached in a class-action lawsuit filed against Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company back in November ... read more >