Revised Form 990: Revised Form 990 WITH Website

Revised Form 990: Revised Form 990 WITH Website

By: Amanda Adams (author), Jody Blazek (author)Paperback

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A line-by-line preparation guide to the completely new and revised Form 990 for nonprofit organizations This workbook walks readers through the process of completing the complex and significantly revised Form 990 due for the 2008 tax year. Jody Blazek demystifies the process for financial professionals and nonprofessionals alike who are held accountable for the content of these forms. She provides guidance for responding to the many new questions, considering adoption governance policies and procedures suggested as appropriate by the IRS, and reforming data-gathering systems to capture requested information on the form. This book is an essential guide for every 990 filer, filled with instructions and comments about each part of the new form and schedules. Jody Blazek (Houston TX) is a Partner in Blazek & Vetterling, a CPA firm focusing on tax and financial reporting for tax-exempt organizations and the individuals who create, fund, and work with them.

About Author

Jody Blazek is a partner in Blazek & Vetterling, a CPA firm focusing on tax and financial planning for exempt organizations and the individuals who create, fund, and work with them. BV serves over 400 nonprofit organizations providing financial reports and tax compliance and planning services. She is the author of six books in the Wiley Nonprofit Series: Nonprofit Financial Planning Made Easy; IRS Form 1023 Preparation Guide; IRS Form 990 Tax Preparation Guide for Nonprofits; Tax Planning and Compliance for Tax-Exempt Organizations, Fourth Edition; Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, Third Edition; and The Legal Answer Book for Private Foundations , the latter two volumes coauthored with Bruce R. Hopkins. Amanda Adams is a tax manager at Blazek & Vetterling with extensive experience in public charities and also private foundation tax matters through her work with Foundation Source. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Houston Chapter of CPAs.


Preface. Acknowledgments. About the Authors. Chapter One: Redesigned Form 990. 1.1 History of Redesign Project. 1.2 Highlights of Revised Form 990. 1.3 Filing of New Form Delayed for Many. 1.4 Find Out Why Organization Qualifies for Tax Exemption. 1.5 Who Is Required to File What. 1.6 Filing for New Organizations. 1.7 Who Is Not Required to File. 1.8 Filing Deadline and Fiscal Year. 1.9 New Form 990-N (e-Postcard). 1.10 Electronic Filing of Returns. 1.11 Group Returns and Annual Affidavit. 1.12 Public Inspection of Forms 990 and 1023/1024. Notes. Appendix 1A: 6/14/07 Draft of Core Form. Appendix 1B: BV Suggested Revisions. Appendix 1C: Form 990-EZ. Chapter Two: Good Accounting Makes a Good 990. 2.1 Tax Accounting Methods. 2.2 Professional Accounting Standards. 2.3 Chart of Differences Between GAAP and IRS Rules. Notes. Chapter Three: The Core. 3.1 2008 Form 990 Core. 3.2 Part I Summary. 3.3 Part II Signature Block. 3.4 Part III Statement of Program Service Accomplishments. 3.5 Part IV Checklist of Required Schedules. 3.6 Part V Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance. 3.7 Part VI Governance, Management, and Disclosure. 3.8 Part VII Compensation of Officers, Directors, Trustees, Key Employees, Highest Compensated Employees, and Independent Contractors. 3.9 Part VIII Statement of Revenue. 3.10 Part IX Statement of Functional Expenses. 3.11 Part X Balance Sheet. 3.12 Part XI Financial Statements and Reporting. Notes. Appendix 3A: Transactions with Interested Parties Questionaire. Chapter Four: Form 990, Schedules A through R. 4.1 Schedule A. 4.2 Schedule B. 4.3 Schedule C. 4.4 Schedule D. 4.5 Schedule E. 4.6 Schedule F. 4.7 Schedule G. 4.8 Schedule H. 4.9 Schedule I. 4.10 Schedule J. 4.11 Schedule K. 4.12 Schedule L. 4.13 Schedule M. 4.14 Schedule N. 4.15 Schedule O. 4.16 Schedule R. Notes. Appendix 4A: State Unified Registration Statement. Appendix 4B: Interested Party by Part and Type. Chapter Five: Form 990-T: Exempt Organization Business Income Tax Return. 5.1 What Is Unrelated Business Income? 5.2 Exceptions and Modifications from Tax. 5.3 Unrelated Debt-Financed Income. 5.4 Who Files Form 990-T? 5.5 Due Dates, Tax Rates, and Other Filing Issues. 5.6 Normal Income Tax Rules Apply. 5.7 The Unique Design of the 990-T. 5.8 Categories of Deductions. 5.9 Cost Allocations. 5.10 In-Kind Donations. Notes. Appendix 5A: Analysis of Corporation versus Trust 990-T Issues. Chapter Six: The Private Foundation Return. 6.1 Successful Completion of Form 990-PF. 6.2 The Part I Columns. 6.3 Line-by-Line Instructions for Revenues. 6.4 Line-by-Line Instructions for Expenditures. 6.5 Part II: Balance Sheets. 6.6 Part III: Analysis of Changes in Net Worth or Fund Balances. 6.7 Part IV: Capital Gains and Losses for Tax on Investment Income. 6.8 Reports Unique to Private Foundations. 6.9 Part V: Reducing the Tax Rate. 6.10 Part VI: Calculating the Excise Tax. 6.11 Part VII-A: Proof of Ongoing Qualification for Exemption. 6.12 Part VII-B: Questions Seeking Evidence That No Sanctions Apply. 6.13 Part VIII: Information About Officers, Directors, Trustees, Foundation Managers, Highly Paid Employees, and Contractors. 6.14 Part IX-A and B: Summary of Direct Charitable Activities and Program-Related Investments. 6.15 Part X: Minimum Investment Return. 6.16 Part XI: Distributable Amount. 6.17 Part XII: Qualifying Distributions. 6.18 Part XIII: Undistributed Income. 6.19 Part XIV: Private Operating Foundations. 6.20 Part XV: Supplementary Information (Lines 1-2). 6.21 Part XV: Grants and Contributions Paid During the Year or Approved for Future Payment (Line 3). 6.22 Part XVI-A: Analysis of Income-Producing Activity. 6.23 Part XVII: Information Regarding Transfers to and Transactions and Relationships with Noncharitable Exempt Organizations. Notes. Index.

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  • Number Of Pages: 312
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