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The Current Economy and Its Impact on Nonprofits


  • What changes have been happening in the economy that are affecting nonprofit organizations?
  • What potential impact this might have on donors.
  • How nonprofits can respond to the current environment.
  • Some practical steps nonprofits can make to be better positioned.
  • What financially healthy nonprofits might look like.
  • What are the implications of rising interest rates?
  • Indicators of a struggling ministry and how to mitigate this.



  • Salary exemptions—FLSA and Washington Minimum Wage Act
  • Overtime for ministers and staff
  • Stipends for staff and ministers
  • The difference between an “exempt” employee and a “nonexempt” employee
  • How to compute salary thresholds for determining exempt employees
  • When ministers are exempt from overtime
  • How nonexempt employees are compensated during travel time, camps and retreats
  • Salary rules for part-time employees

Charitable Contribution Receipting


  • What is required when receipting donors for various contributions?
  • When are designated contributions not deductible?
  • How are IRA contributions reported differently?
  • How are out-of-pocket expenses for unreimbursed travel receipted?
  • Are designated donations deductible as charitable contributions?
  • Cryptocurrency special reporting rules.


2022 Year End Compensation Reporting 


  • When to use a Form 1099 vs W-2 to report compensation to the IRS
  • What is taxable and nontaxable
  • Reporting health savings accounts, medical insurance
  • Discuss cell phones, auto allowances, and other compensation
  • Unique rules for completing a minister’s W-2


Auditing Your Own Ministry


  • What red flags might indicate financial problems?
  • What elements should we include in financial reports?
  • What are senior leaders’ responsibilities and liabilities?
  • How can we implement and monitor cash receipts and disbursement controls?
  • How can we monitor the accuracy of financial reports?
  • What qualifications should we look for in those performing the self-audit?

WA State Sales and B&O Taxes for Nonprofits


  • Camp and retreat registration fees
  • Class & activity registrations
  • Wedding and other facility fees    
  • Bookstore and website sales
  • Tuition fees – schools and daycare
  • Out of state online purchases and sales
  • Cell tower rental fees
  • Rental of parking spaces

Benevolence and Outreach – Learn How to Give With Compassion While Being Compliant


  • What is benevolence and outreach as defined by the IRS
  • Distinguishing between benevolence and outreach
  • The requirements for charitable organization and individual donors
  • Five common benevolence fund mistakes
  • Benevolence and outreach best practices
  • Tax reporting for recipients

Sending Funds to Foreign Causes & Compensating Foreigners


  • What charities should know when sending money overseas to:
    • A USA 501(c)(3) organization doing missions or relief work
    • A foreign organization
    • An individual who is a nonresident alien
    • A missionary who is a US citizen
    • A nonresident alien who comes to the USA to do the work

Pastor Income Taxes


  • Structuring a minister’s compensation plan to minimize taxes
  • Differences between minister and lay person taxes
  • Housing & auto allowance
  • FICA vs self employment taxes
  • 403(b) retirement contributions
  • Opting out of Social Security

Update for 2021 Employer Reporting to IRS and WA State


  • Sick and Emergency Leave

  • Earned Income Credit

  • Employee Retention Credit

  • WA State Long Term Care Act

  • Paid Family Medical Leave

  • Minimum Wage

Housing Allowance Tax Benefit for Ministers


  • Who is eligible?
  • Who can designate a minister housing allowance?
  • When to set parsonage and housing allowances.
  • How to set parsonage and housing allowances.
  • Which housing expenses qualify?
  • Tax implications of housing allowance.

Budgeting and Managing Cash Reserves


  • Learn to move from a static budget to a dynamic one that includes cash flow projections and planning.
  • Discover “missional” budgeting – a way to measure if your organization is accomplishing its mission.
  • Learn how to manage financial resources to meet your obligations and accomplish your mission.
  • Examine the four areas of liquidity and how they can work together for optimum financial health.

Renting Property – WA State B&O and IRS Tax Issues for Nonprofits


  • When does rental income becomes taxable?
  • Rental income reporting requirements.
  • What Washington State and IRS rental income tax exemptions can be obtained for nonprofit organizations?
  • Rules for rental of parking spaces and cell towers.

Renting Property (Part 2) – WA State B&O and IRS Tax Issues for Nonprofits


  • Discussion of rental of houses, commercial space, rooms in facility, parking spaces, and cell towers.

  • ·Easy to use “yes/no” decision trees for determining:

    • When rental income becomes taxable

    • When rental income tax exemptions are available for nonprofit organizations for Washington State and the IRS

WA State Exempt Property Tax Issues


  • How your organization can qualify for and maintain a property tax exemption.
  • Which types of activities are allowed under a property tax exemption?
  • Recent changes to Washington limitations and requirements.
  • We’ll also discuss several examples of whether a property tax exemption can be maintained.

2020 Year End Update – IRS & WA State Reporting


  • What are the changes in Form 1099-MISC reporting?
  • What unrelated business income is required to be reported on Form 990-T? 
  • What is required to be reported to the Department of Revenue?
  • What can be done to maintain a property tax exemption?
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