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September142018
Not-for-Profits Challenged by the Rising Cost of Administration

Brian Sackstein, CPA 09.14.2018 | Long Island Business News Not-for-profit (NFP) organizations today are facing the rising cost of administration which threatens to drown them in a flood of operational […]

March302017
W-2 Phishing Scams Expanding to Schools, Restaurants, Nonprofits…

03.30.2017 | eVisor The IRS is warning all employers that the Form W-2 email phishing scam has expanded beyond the business world to other sectors including school districts, hospitals, restaurants, […]

August032016
IRS Changing the Way it Examines Tax-Exempts – Penalties Expected to Rise

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 08.03.2016 | eVisor It appears that the IRS has been increasing the number of audits it is conducting of tax-exempt organizations and is more likely […]

February182016
Still No Relief for Substantiation of Charitable Donations of $250 or More

erdon Tax Team 02.18.2016 | eVisor Responding to thousands of negative public comments, the IRS has withdrawn proposed regulations that would have permitted charities to file a new information return […]

October042015
Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans under Increased IRS Scrutiny

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 10.27.2015 | eVisor For 2016, the Employee Plans Team Audit (EPTA) division of the IRS is stepping up reviews of internal compliance controls for large […]

August052015
Pension Plan Lump Sum Payments Halted by IRS

Saul Brenner, CPA, J.D., LL.M. 08.05.2015 | eVisor The IRS has dealt a blow to pension plans looking to replace annuity payments with lump sum payouts. A July 9, 2015 […]

August012015
Avoiding Financial Holes in Plan Operations

Joseph Reinhardt, CPA 08.01.2015 | Benefits Magazine Controlling the cost of benefits without sacrificing plan quality is a constant challenge. Many employee benefit plan managers shop their plans, endeavoring to […]