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How the Taxpayer First Act Will Impact Nonprofits

How the Taxpayer First Act Will Impact Nonprofits By: Jeffrey A. Kowalczyk CPA CFE CGAP, Partner Barbacane, Thornton & Company The Taxpayer First Act (the Act) of 2019 was signed into law on July 1, 2019. The bill, having gone…

Operational Transparency Is the Key to Effective Crowdfunding

Operational Transparency Is the Key to Effective Crowdfunding By: Steven Kutsuflakis, CPA, Partner Barbacane, Thornton & Company In recent years, crowdfunding has grown in popularity as means of fundraising. Crowdfunding is a powerful tool to raise money for various charitable…

4 Ideas for Nonprofit Workspace Giving Programs

4 Ideas for Nonprofit Workspace Giving Programs By: Edmund Fosu-Laryea CPA Barbacane Thornton & Company An increasingly common thread among workers in nonprofit and for-profit companies is their desire to participate in community service. In general, staffers of the 21st…

Managing Partner’s Message – September 2019

Back to school!! Everyone that I have come into contact with recently has mentioned the dread/excitement/anticipation/uneasiness/fear of this annual ritual that happens every August/September depending on where you live and when schools start. But why does it matter if you...

Pam Baker, CPA, CGFM – Managing Partner – A Recipient of PICPA’s 2019 Women to Watch Awards

Pam Baker, CPA, CGFM - Managing Partner - A Recipient of PICPA's 2019 Women to Watch Awards Women of the PICPA have consistently exemplified leadership and mentorship in and outside of the accounting profession throughout the association’s history. They have...

How the New Tax Law Continues to Impact Giving

By: Jeffrey Kowalczyk, CPA CFE CGAP Since the roll-out of the TCJA in 2017, charitable giving has found a new rhythm. While some areas of charitable giving are in decline, others are rising. In fact, according to Blackbaud’s annual Charitable...

Foundation Center and GuideStar Join Forces to Become Candid

By: Steven Kutsuflakis, CPA Foundation Center and GuideStar Join Forces to Become Candid.  What happens when two notable names in the nonprofit industry combine forces? A powerhouse - most appropriately called Candid. The long-awaited merger between GuideStar and the Foundation...

Are You Prepared for the Impact of Disaster?

Are You Prepared for the Impact of Disaster? By: Edmund Fosu-Laryea, CPA Are You Prepared for the Impact of Disaster? Most nonprofits expect to face challenges in their operations, however many never expect natural disasters, so they neglect to prepare...

Managing Partner’s Message – May 2019

Spring has sprung! Each day the view from my office window is livelier. The trees are budding, the mulch is fresh in the flower beds, and the crews are out patching the parking lot that was ravished by rain and...

Jeffrey Kowalczyk, CPA,CFE,CGAP Named Chairman of CPAsNET’s Nonprofit Executive Committee

CPAsNET, INC. For Immediate Release: For further information, contact: Jeffrey Kowalczyk Named Chairman of CPAsNET’s Nonprofit Executive Committee   Boulder, CO – The Board of Directors has named Jeffrey Kowalczyk, CPA, CFE, CGAP of Barbacane, Thornton & Company LLP, Chairman...