Not-for-Profit Industry Conference 2018

Jun 17, 2018 ‐ Jun 19, 2018


The 2018 AICPA Not-for-Profit Industry Conference is your opportunity to refine your planning — reinforced by accounting, audit, tax, and regulatory and compliance updates from standard setters — so that the organization you serve will be better positioned for the mission ahead.


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Sessions

Not-for-Profit Industry Developments

Jun 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 1:15pm

Identification: NOT1835

During this session we will discuss hot topics from the 2018 Not for Profit Entities Industry Developments publication. We will explore areas such as Economic & Industry developments, Regulatory, Accounting and Auditing developments as well as what hot topics are coming down the road in the future.

  • Identify industry, regulatory, and economic developments affecting not-for-profit organizations.
  • Determine the audit issues impacting this year's engagements.
  • Identify the latest not-for-profit accounting concerns and developments.
  • Identify the significant issues on the horizon impacting not-for-profit organizations.

Speaker(s):

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YB
Standard: $ 49.00

Not-for-Profit Financial Sustainability

Jun 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 1:15pm

Identification: NOT1836

This session will cover the identification of warning signs that could suggest a threat to the financial sustainability of an NFP. It will focus on early identification of these signs and how to avoid surprises in this area. It will talk about how to have these discussions with an organizations board, management and auditors. It will touch upon these issues in conjunction with the recently effective accounting guidance on going concern as well as liquidity.

  • Identify signs of financial instability
  • Identify accounting requirements in difficult situations

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AA
Standard: $ 49.00

Tax Topics BINGO iconTax Topics BINGO

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Tax Topics BINGO

Jun 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 1:15pm

Identification: NOT1837

Join our presenters for a wide variety of tax topics that will be educational for everyone from novices to experienced pros.

  • Participants will be exposed to tax topics from all areas of the Code, courts and guidance affecting exempt organizations.

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TAX
Standard: $ 49.00

Political Activities iconPolitical Activities

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Political Activities

Jun 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 1:15pm

Identification: NOT1838

With the midterm election cycle in full swing, 2018 promises to be an active year on the political front. Tax-exempt organizations may engage in political activities without even knowing it. For 501(c)(3) organizations, the result can be loss of exemption. Other organizations, like 501(c)(4)s and 501(c)(6)s, may engage in such activities either directly or through a related or unrelated PAC, but they are subject to limits, reporting obligations, and possible excise taxes under federal tax law. Organizations must also navigate different definitions and requirements for reporting under campaign finance laws, to the FEC or state authorities.

This session will help attendees identify what constitutes political activity for tax law purposes, assess the tax or other impact to various tax-exempt organizations, and properly report such activity on Form 990 and Form 1120-POL.

Attendees will be able to: 

  • Recognize the different organizational structures that may be employed to engage in political activity
  • Identify what does and does not constitute political activity for tax-exempt organizations
  • Understand the limits on political activity by different types of organization and the possible tax liabilities for electoral activity
  • Properly capture and report political activity on Forms 990 and 1120-POL

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TAX
Standard: $ 49.00

CFOs Cookbook: Recipes For Success

Jun 19, 2018 12:00pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 1:15pm

Identification: NOT18UP4

A strong background in Finance is essential for all CFOs. The effective CFO today and in the future needs much more than fiscal acumen. Join us for an interactive dialogue on how CFOs need to be effective in this changing business landscape and adapt to a new model for managing operational success. We will focus on needed skills including professional development, adapting to a changing environment, managing up, leading by example, effective networking, leveraging new technology, among others.

  • Apply your knowledge of best practices learned in this session to your every day work.
  • Determine how your peers effectively build skills.
  • Determine the importance of effective communications.
  • Gain guidance on resource management.

Speaker(s):
  • Michael L. Forster, CPA, CGMA, Chief Operating Officer, Woodrow Wilson Center
  • Ash Noah, CPA, CGMA, VP Managing Director, Learning, Education and Development, AICPA
  • Ronald Ries, CPA, CGMA, Consultant, Self-Employed Consultant

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SK
Standard: $ 49.00

Internal Controls in Single Audits: Focus on Quality

Jun 19, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: NOT1839

This session will cover the following areas:

1) Focus on Quality

2) Embracing COSO and Green Book concepts in Uniform Guidance (UG)

3) Understanding expectations of testing both Design and Operating Effectiveness

4) UG expectations around internal control for auditee's and auditors

  • Distinguish expectations of testing both design and operating effectiveness
  • Identify what right and wrong looks like when testing

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YB
Standard: $ 49.00

Tame Your To-Do List: Top Strategies: Overcome Your Overwhelm & Make Time for What Matters Most

Jun 19, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: NOT1840

This session is for leaders who want to save time and reach their goals more efficiently. Join Cameron Morrissey as he shares his best techniques for helping you take back control of your work day.

  • Recall the concepts of prioritization, delegation and negotiation and how they work together to help you manage time. 
  • Learn a method of prioritization that increases your productivity and decreases overwhelm. 
  • How to limit interruptions while at the same time being MORE approachable. Specifically where to invest your time so that you create more of it.

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SK
Standard: $ 49.00

Just Say 'No' to Funding iconJust Say 'No' to Funding

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Just Say 'No' to Funding

Jun 19, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: NOT1841

It goes without saying that funding is needed to accomplish mission. However, funding continues to be a nonprofit organization's greatest challenge, and "No, Thank You!" may in fact just be the best answer to a funding opportunity. Join three nonprofit professionals in setting the path to a funding strategy that strengthens your organization, rather than depletes it. Strategic considerations in this discussion will include:

-Is there a match between the funding level and expected results?

-Is it time to exit a program rather than keep it alive?

-Does the funding increase our diversification strategy?

-Is this opportunity in line with our gift acceptance policy?

This session will leave participants with the confidence to just say "No" to certain funding.

  • Apply a strategic and objective approach to funding and gift acceptance
  • Determine the key factors to consider prior to accepting funding and donations

Speaker(s):
  • Amy West, CPA/CGMA, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, AHRC New York City
  • Hilda Polanco, CPA, CGMA, CCSA®, Founder & CEO, Fiscal Management Associates
  • Carolyn Mollen, CPA, Vice President, Finance & Administration, Resources for the Future

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SK
Standard: $ 49.00

Split Interest Agreements iconSplit Interest Agreements

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Split Interest Agreements

Jun 19, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: NOT1842

Do you have a split-interest agreement, such as a CRT, CLT or unitrust? These split-interest agreements are created when a donor contributes assets directly to a not-for-profit organization or places them in a trust for the benefit of the not-for-profit organization, but for which the organization may or may not be the sole beneficiary. Join us for this session as we discuss:

-Split-interest agreements: definitions and the different types of agreements

-How to account for split-interest agreements

-Tips and suggestions for reviewing and recording these agreements

-Disclosure requirements within the financial statements, footnotes and the Form 990

  • Determine how to record and report these types of agreements after Year 1.
  • Learn the disclosure requirements for both the financial statement footnotes and the Form 990.

Speaker(s):

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AA
Standard: $ 49.00

NFP Accounting Game Show iconNFP Accounting Game Show

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NFP Accounting Game Show

Jun 19, 2018 1:45pm ‐ Jun 19, 2018 3:00pm

Identification: NOT1843

Test your knowledge on recent accounting changes. We'll use a game show format leveraging technology to see who our strongest contestants are. Come ready to answer questions on the new NFP financial statement process, revenue recognition, leases and other ASUs impacting NFP entities.

  • Determine how to record and report these types of agreements after Year 1.

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AA
Standard: $ 49.00