February 27, 2023 - Although cryptocurrency may be traded on an exchange with readily available market quotations, the IRS’s position is that cryptocurrency is not a security and gifts of cryptocurrency must be substantiated by a qualified appraisal.
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About Ted R. Batson, Jr.
Ted serves as partner, tax counsel, and Professional Practice Leader – Tax. As a certified public accountant and tax counsel, Ted advises exempt organizations of all sizes on a wide range of issues. This includes consulting on tax and employee benefit related matters, representation before state and federal tax authorities, and assistance with firm audit or advisory engagements to formulate advice and counsel on important operating and tax issues. Ted also leads the firm’s tax preparation practice, including IRS Forms 990 and 990-T and related state forms.
December 8, 2022 - Organizations with employees who work in Colorado must begin making premium deductions for the new program in January 2023. We explain the requirements and provide links to helpful resources.
August 24, 2022 - All nonprofits are at risk of being impacted by a data breach at their organization or a key vendor. And in the wake of a breach, there are numerous audit, tax, and cybersecurity considerations.
August 24, 2022 - Starting in August 2022, the IRS has implemented a new sign-in process for nonprofit entities that file Form 990-N, Electronic Notice for Tax-Exempt Organizations (e-Postcard).
August 24, 2022 - For 2022, the maximum expense deduction eligible educators may take for qualifying out-of-pocket classroom expenses has increased to $300. This is the first time the educator expense deduction has increased since it was enacted in 2002.
December 14, 2021 - Now is a good time to remind your donors who do not itemize their deductions that they could receive a charitable contribution deduction of up to $600 on cash donations made to qualifying charitable organizations by the end of 2021.
January 12, 2021 - The SBA and Treasury have released new PPP guidance and loan application forms. Here are the latest developments for nonprofit organizations to be aware of.
December 23, 2020 - A number of coronavirus provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 are important to nonprofit organizations, including churches, schools, and private higher education institutions. Here's a summary.
July 24, 2020 - The IRS has provided guidance on how employers are to report qualified sick and family leave wages paid to employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
July 24, 2020 - The IRS will send letters to taxpayers experiencing a delay in the processing of Form 7200, which is used to claim employer tax credits for paid sick leave and expanded Family Medical Leave Act benefit payments as provided in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.