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Form 990: A Comprehensive Approach to Accurate Preparation

Author/Moderator: Eve Rose Borenstein, J.D. Borenstein and McVeigh Law Office LLC; Jane M. Searing, CPA, M.S. Taxation Tax Shareholder, Clark Nuber P.S.
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Discover the tax information and not-for-profit organization issues you need to prepare the current Form 990. This CPE course will cover the numerous tax reporting demands the 990 imposes, including how to respond to its inquiries. You will gain the tax knowledge necessary both to properly complete the Form 990 and advise exempt clients on the form’s complexities and demands.

Topics Discussed:

  • Program Service Accomplishments and Reporting Changes
  • Reporting on Managers and Their Compensation
  • Reporting on Governance
  • Further Disclosures Specific to an Entity’s Circumstances (Core Form 990 Part IV Delineating Additional Schedules Required)
  • Financial Information Reporting
  • Sequencing and Completing the Return
  • Board of Directors Discussion of Form 990
  • Related Organizations
  • Transactions With Interested Persons
  • Form 990’s Common Schedules
  • Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize instances in which an organization is required to file a Form 990 instead of a Form 990-EZ, or 990-N.
  • Recognize the detail sought by the IRS in reporting on program service accomplishments in Part III of the Core Form 990.
  • Recall the accounting conventions (and methods) required for reporting financial information on Parts VIII through X of the Core Form.
  • Recognize the impact that Schedule L reporting has on the independence of a filer’s voting board members.
  • Identify where to access data necessary for completion of the Form 990.
  • Identify the principle by which control vests when determining parent-subsidiary or brother-sister status between the filer and another incorporated entity.
  • Recognize the three triggers that lead to the Schedule J filing requirement.
  • Identify when compensation provided to contractors is reportable on the Core Form, Part VII, Section B.
  • Distinguish where the filing organization’s financial information is to be properly reported on Parts VIII, IX, X, XI, and XII of the 990 Core Form.
  • Identify when a change in conduct of program services is considered significant and must be disclosed on Line 2, Part III of the Core Form.
  • Identify the four types of transactions that require reporting on Schedule L.
  • Describe the definitions of interested person (IP) applied to each Part of Schedule L.
  • Recognize the importance of making expanded disclosures via narration on Schedule O for many of the various governance disclosures required on Part VI of the Core Form.

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs, attorneys, and non-profit managers

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Taxation
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: Text - 18; On-Demand - 14
Form 990: A Comprehensive Approach to Accurate Preparation
Text , 2015
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Form 990: A Comprehensive Approach to Accurate Preparation
CPE On-Demand , 2015
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