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COVID-19 And The Impact on Local Governments

By Bob Kaufmann, CPA As most of us sit at our makeshift home offices and adjust to the new normal of working from home, it is already evident the immediate impact COVID-19 is having on our surrounding communities. Although there…

The CARES Act – Emergency Injury Disaster Loan-Video

Jeffrey A. Kowalczyk, CPA, CFE, CGAP, Partner Explains the Employee Retention Credit of The CARES Act Click on the image below for the video

The CARES Act – Employee Retention Credit-Video

Jeffrey A. Kowalczyk, CPA, CFE, CGAP, Partner Explains the Employee Retention Credit of The CARES Act Click on the image below for the video

2020 Standard Mileage Rates Announced for Business, Charitable, Medical, and Moving Purposes

By Doris Ann R. Kerr, Firm Administrator 2020 Standard Mileage Rates Announced for Business, Charitable, Medical, and Moving Purposes The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates. These rates, which adjust every year to account for...

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Blockchain Technology

By Jeffrey Kowalczyk, CPA CFE CGAP 3 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Blockchain Technology Nonprofits do not tend to shy away from technology; in fact, more and more nonprofits are embracing it. For example, TED shares ideas with the world through...

Nonprofits Turn Focus to Major Donors

By Steven Kutsuflakis CPA Nonprofits Turn Focus to Major Donors The nonprofit sector is facing a severe departure from the boom of the last decade. Predictions place numerous risks at the feet of fundraisers. From the increased privatization of problem-solving...

Census 2020-Let’s Get Everyone Counted!

By Pamela W. Baker, CPA, CGFM Census 2020-Let’s Get Everyone Counted! Federal Presidential elections happen once every four years and can have impact on policy and funding for communities across the Country. Even more significant, but not as often, is...

The Role of an Audit Committee

By Edmund Fosu-Laryea, CPA and Joe McGrory, CPA The Role of an Audit Committee One of the primary roles of a Board of Commissioners is to provide oversight of the financial management for an organization. They may accomplish this through…

Managing Partner’s Message – January 2020

What could be better than a fresh new year – how about a fresh new decade! At Barbacane, Thornton & Company we are looking forward to what the next decade will bring. We anticipate that technology will continue to play…

Are You Evaluating Mission Effectiveness?

Are You Evaluating Mission Effectiveness? According to a recent Oracle NetSuite, only 20% of nonprofit executives believe they are very effective at demonstrating outcomes. This statistic and plenty of others comes from NetSuite’s study, Connecting Dollars to Outcomes. The software…