Nonprofit Special AlertsSM

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Disturbing Developments in Florida Property Tax Exemption Administration (September 9, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Employer Retention Credit (ERC) Eligibility Development (August 26, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Aggregation of Related Organizations for Purposes of the Employer Retention Credit (August 3, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Publishes Mid-Year Increase to Standard Mileage Rates (June 16, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Countless Churches, Schools, Ministries, and Other Nonprofits Are on Track to Miss Out on Very Substantial Federal Aid (Revised August 3, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Report by National Council of Nonprofits Describes Funding Model of the American Rescue Plan Act (May 16, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Helping Ukrainians – Practical U.S. Federal Tax Compliance Considerations for Foreign Grantmaking in a Challenging Part of the World (March 10, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Cyberattacks via Excel Add-Ins Jump Nearly 600% (February 3, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Florida Requires New Hire Reporting of Individual Independent Contractors Paid $600 or More during Any Calendar Year – Effective October 1, 2021 (December 2, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Congress and President Biden Eliminate Employee Retention Credit for Fourth Quarter 2021 (November 18, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: The Employee Retention Credit – A Potential Source of Sizable Federal Aid for Qualifying Nonprofits (Revised August 3, 2022)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Reminds Nonprofit Organizations to Evaluate Property Tax Exemptions Annually (October 14, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Workers for Religious Nonprofits May Now Qualify for Student Loan Forgiveness for Their Religious Work (August 16, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: SBA Drops PPP Loan Necessity Questionnaires (August 2, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Keep Your Guard Up! – Email Scams Continue to Snare Nonprofits (July 16, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Be Sure to Check the Mail – Theft Ring Victimizes Churches Across the Country (June 9, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Issues Guidance on Employer Payroll Tax Deferral (Revised June 3, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: With Inflation Rearing Its Head, Now Is a Good Time for Nonprofits to Consider Locking in Fixed Interest Rates (May 24, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Provides Temporary Relief for Valuing Personal Use of Employer-Provided Automobiles (January 6, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Granny is Still Investing in Bitcoin – It Pays to Be Ready When She Wants to Donate Some to Your Organization (January 21, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Reminds Nonprofit Organizations to Evaluate Property Tax Exemptions Annually (January 13, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Issues Final Regulations Regarding Unrelated Business Income “Silo” Rule (January 7, 2021)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: It’s Time to Start Watching Our Banks’ Financial Health (December 9, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Don’t Pass the Plate – Sanitary and Sound Practices for Church Offering Collections (June 30, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: It’s Time to Test Remote Operations – Conduct a Drill (March 12, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Churches and Charities Engaged in Disaster Relief May Wish to Remind Donors of the Special Higher Contribution Deduction Limits Which Expire February 18, 2020 (January 27, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Refunds for Nonprofit Parking Tax Not Simple under New IRS Guidance (January 24, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Reminds Nonprofit Organizations to Evaluate Property Tax Exemptions Annually (January 10, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Year-End Tax Law Simplifies Tax Rate on Net Investment Income for Private Foundations (January 6, 2020)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: The Nonprofit Parking Tax is Repealed Retroactively (December 23, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Is the Nonprofit Parking Tax about to Be Repealed? (December 18, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Opportunity to Support Legislation Allowing Charitable Contribution Deduction for Non-Itemizers (December 2, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Creates New Resource on Key Data Security Risk Management Questions for Nonprofit Leaders (November 22, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: FASB Officially Defers New Lease Accounting Standard Effective Date (October 21, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Scam Alert – Changing Payroll Direct Deposit Accounts (September 13, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Creates New Whitepaper on Religious Publishing Activities (August 21, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Sending ACA Compliance Notices to Large Churches (August 7, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: FASB Votes to Defer New Lease Accounting Standard (July 31, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Florida Property Appraisers Consider Troubling Position on Property Tax Exemption for Nonprofits Based on Recent Court Decision (July 16, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: FASB Pronouncement Affecting Revenue Recognition by Nonprofit Organizations Becomes Effective Soon (June 18, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Atheist Group Decides Not to Appeal Clergy Housing Allowance Case to the U.S. Supreme Court (June 17, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: BMWL Creates New Whitepaper on Racial Nondiscrimination Requirements for Private Schools (June 11, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Accounting Standard on Accounting for Contributions and Grants (June 4, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Thieves Steal Nearly $2 Million of Church Funds Using Fraudulent Emails (May 14, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Announces New Way Private Schools Can Publicize Their Racial Nondiscrimination Policies (May 8, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Breaking News! Federal Appeals Court Rules that Clergy Housing Allowance Exclusion is Constitutional (March 15, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Batts Morrison Wales & Lee Announces New Partner – Kaylyn Varnum, Assistant National Director of Tax Services (March 8, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Significant Impact of Recent Supreme Court Decision Continues to Evolve for Nonprofits That Sell Items to Buyers in States Where They (the Nonprofits) Do Not Have a Physical Presence (February 4, 2019)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Nonprofit Accounting Standard’s Significant Changes to External GAAP Financial Statements Apply This Year (November 26, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Lawsuit Challenges Church 990 Exemption (November 5, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Oral Argument Heard: For and Against the Clergy Housing Allowance (November 1, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Tax Court Case Says “Gifts” to Pastor Are Taxable (October 25, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: U.S. Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax from Web-Based Sellers That Do Not Have a Physical Presence in the State (June 21, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Do New EU Data Protection Rules Apply to Your Organization? (June 5, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Scam – The Kind Fellow Who Made an Error in His Donation Amount May Be a Con Artist (May 24, 2018)

Nonprofit Special Notice: Batts Morrison Wales & Lee Announces Dallas Office (March 8, 2018)

Nonprofit Special Notice: Batts Morrison Wales & Lee Announces New Partners — Dale Houser and Danny Johnson (March 5, 2018)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Tax Reform is Here. (December 22, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: U.S. House of Representatives Releases Comprehensive Tax Reform Bill – Significant Impact for Nonprofit Organizations (November 8, 2017)

Tax-Related Hurricane Relief

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Deadline Looming for Higher Deduction Limits for Hurricane Relief (November 9, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Hurricane Relief Legislation (October 10, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Tax Relief for Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma (Updated on October 6, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Court (Again) Rules Clergy Housing Allowance Exclusion Unconstitutional – Appeal Likely (October 9, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New BMWL Resource to Help Nonprofit Boards and Finance Committees with Financial Oversight (October 3, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Provides Guidance on Leave-Based Donation Programs to Aid Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (September 20, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Most Cyberattacks Start with “Smart Phishing” (May 18, 2017)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMChange to Obamacare Law Allows Some Small Employers to Maintain Stand-Alone Health Reimbursement Arrangements (December 22, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMEmployers & Health Coverage Providers: You Have More Time in 2017 to Provide Information Forms to Covered Individuals (December 8, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMFederal Judge Halts New Overtime Pay Rule (November 23, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMReminder – Employers Face New January 31 W-2 and 1099 Filing Deadlines (November 22, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMNew Process for Florida Sales Tax Exemption Renewals (November 1, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMBill Introduced in Congress Would Reinstate Freedom of Speech for Churches and Charities in the Political Arena (September 29, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMThe Biggest Change in Nonprofit Financial Reporting in More Than 20 Years Is Here (August 23, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMAlert: Changes to Charity Navigator’s Rating System (June 10, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMNew Florida Law Addresses Marriages Performed by Religious Organizations, Clergy (March 18, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMIRS Withdraws Proposal to Allow Nonprofits to Gather Donor Social Security Numbers (January 8, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMIRS Announces that Special Church Audit Protection Law Applies to Employment Tax Inquiries and Examinations (January 7, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMReminder: ACA Employer Reporting Requirements – Due Dates Extended (January 5, 2016)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMUpdate to Tangible Property Regulations – De Minimis Safe Harbor Threshold Increased (December 23, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMPresident Obama Signs Bill Permanently Extending Charitable IRA Distribution Exclusion (December 21, 2015)

SNonprofit Special AlertSMCongress Poised to Pass – President Expected to Sign Permanent Extension of Exclusion for Direct Charitable IRA Distributions (December 18, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMIRS Proposal to Allow Nonprofits to Report Donor Information Creates Confusion, Concerns  (December 15, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMNew Email Scam Taking Nonprofit Leaders by Surprise – Even Those Who Normally Spot Fraudulent Emails (November 30, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMWill the Supreme Court Decision on Same-Sex Marriage Affect Tax Exemption for Religious Organizations? (August 18, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMASU 2014-09 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers – A Flyover: Effective Date and High Points for Nonprofit Organizations (August 5, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMReminder – July 31 Due Date to Pay PCORI Fee For Organizations with Self-Insured Health Plans and HRAs (July 6, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMPlan Now – New ACA Employer Reporting Requirements Effective Now – Reports Due at the Beginning of 2016 (May 7, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMFASB Proposes New Standard That Would Change Nonprofit Financial Statement Reporting under GAAP (April 28, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMNew Special Tax Law Aids Families of Slain NY Police Officers (April 4, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMIRS Provides Relief for Small Businesses and Organizations to Comply with Tangible Property (Repair) Regulations (March 31, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMMore New IRS Guidance on Employer Payments of Individual Health Premiums (February 17, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSMTax Proposals for Exempt Organizations to Watch in 2015 (February 23, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Organizations with Only One Employee Can Pay Individual Policy Premiums Tax-Free (February 10, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Wall Street Journal on Motivating Donors to Give More (January 6, 2015)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: President Obama Signs Bill Extending Charitable IRA Distribution Exclusion (December 19, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Congress Passes Extension of Exclusion for Direct Charitable IRA Distributions through 2014 (December 17, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Appeals Court Orders Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of Clergy Housing Allowance Exclusion
(November 14, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Reminder – New Fees Apply to Self-Insured Health Plans and Some HRAs Form Due July 31 (July 14, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Introduces New Simpler Exemption Application Form for Small Nonprofits (July 2, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New Florida Law Tightens Rules for Charitable Solicitation (June 18, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: New IRS Filing Requirement to Report Changes in “Responsible Party” – February 28 Compliance Date May Apply (February 21, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: Federal Government Appeals Clergy Housing Allowance Decision (January 24, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: 2014 Florida Property Tax Exemption Alert  (January 3, 2014)

Nonprofit Special AlertSM: IRS Issues New Regulations Requiring a Written Capitalization Policy to be in Place by January 1 to Qualify for Special Tax Treatment (December 19, 2013)