The Simplified Guide to Not-for-profit Accounting, Formation and Reporting

The Simplified Guide to Not-for-profit Accounting, Formation and Reporting

eBook - 2010
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A complete and easy to understand guide to the fundamentals of hownot-for-profit organizations are formed and run, as well as theirstructure and the unique accounting and reporting issues they face.

Providing you with a comprehensive understanding of how tomaintain the "books" of a typical nonprofit entity and comply withnumerous reporting requirements, The Simplified Guide toNot-for-Profit Accounting, Formation &Reporting nbsp;equips you with everything you need to know toform a Not-For-Profit, setup an accounting system, record financialtransactions and report to donors and regulatory bodies.

Topics include:

Step-by-step guide to forming a Not-For-Profit and applyingfor tax exemption Becoming familiar with unique Not-For-Profit accounting rulessuch as classifying contributions/grants and recordingrestrictions, allocation of expenses to programs and supportingservices and investment classification and reporting Budget development, payroll processing and accounting forpersonnel costs Shows how to prepare and understand required Not-For-Profitfinancial statement and their components Provides you with a broad understanding of the numerous filingrequirement required by donors, grantors and government regulatoryagencies

Practical and comprehensive in scope, The Simplified Guide toNot-for-Profit Accounting, Formation &Reporting nbsp;offers a wealth of practical information toaccountants and non-accountants alike for understandingNot-For-Profit financial transactions, financial statements and themany internal and external reports they must prepare.

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2010.
ISBN: 9780470626443
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 276 p.) : ill.


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