Volunteering for charity: Do you get a tax break?

Volunteering for charity: Do you get a tax break?

If you’re a volunteer who works for charity, you may be entitled to some tax breaks if you itemize deductions on your tax return. Unfortunately, they may not amount to as much as you think your generosity is worth. Because donations to charity of cash or property...
Conflict-of-interest policies are too important to neglect

Conflict-of-interest policies are too important to neglect

Does your not-for-profit organization have a conflict-of-interest policy in place? Do your board members, trustees and key employees understand how the policy affects them? If you answer “no” to either (or both) of these questions, you have some work to do. A duty...
Protecting youth sports leagues from fraud

Protecting youth sports leagues from fraud

Who would defraud a kids’ organization? The answer, unfortunately, is that trusted adults sometimes steal from not-for-profits benefiting children. Youth sports leagues and teams are ripe for fraud. Cash transactions are common, and coaches and board members usually...