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Nonprofit Financial Reporting Changes Your Organization May Be Required to Implement in 2019

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In the past few years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board released several new standards that affect nonprofit entities. A few of them are large and in-charge, and effective for fiscal year-ends in 2018 and 2019. Here we’ll discuss briefly the first standard that’s come due, ASU 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities. This […]

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#Giving Tuesday

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Giving Tuesday is one of the best days of the year because it allows us to show our support for the causes and organizations we care about. Non-profit organizations work tirelessly year-round to fill the gaps and provide people (and animals!) with the support and love they need. Humanity’s best manifests itself in these organizations, […]

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Five questions with Ashley Dodson, CPA

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Get to know Ashley Dodson, CPA, whose favorite thing about being a CPA is the nonprofit organizations she gets to work with. 1. What is your role? I am the owner of Ashley Dodson, CPA, and I specialize in helping nonprofit and governmental clients. Throughout my years in public accounting I have been able to […]

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Let’s Chat – Week 2

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Better late than never, right? The podcast assigned for week 2’s discussion post was Thriveal Podcast episode # 83, “Accountants are Heroes ft. Jacob Soll”. I assigned this cast because 1) Who really knows how accounting began?, and 2) I believe it’s important for students to know that what we do as accountants matters more than just being […]

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Let’s Chat – Week 1

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This Fall semester I am teaching a class of Intermediate Accounting, and as part of the weekly assignments students are required to listen to a podcast or read articles and then post a discussion relating to questions I’ve posed. I’ve realized this is also a good opportunity to share the awesome podcasts I’ve been listening […]