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Healthy Growth Blog Archives - Apple Growth Partners

Tax Considerations for Volunteers

Volunteer with a charity group? Be aware of certain favorable tax implications relating to volunteer work.and track your expenses accordingly.

12.04.17

“Tax Considerations for Volunteers” by Christine Bieniosek, CPA | Associate – Tax  Do you currently volunteer with a charity group, or are you considering a volunteer role? This is a great way to serve your community and help a…

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Gift Tax Limits Update for 2017 and 2018

As we near the close of 2017, now is the time to make any last minute gifts in order to fully use the annual gift tax limits exclusion for 2017. 

11.02.17

“Gift Tax Limits Update for 2017 and 2018” by Ann Miller, CPA | Manager – Tax  As we near the close of 2017, now is the time to make any last minute gifts in order to fully use the…

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A Breakdown of the New Not-for-profit Accounting Standard

Image of an accountant implementing processes from the new nonprofit accounting standard.

10.10.17

“A Breakdown of the New Not-for-profit Accounting Standard” by Chris Benko, CPA | Principal – Audit & Assurance Last year, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) announced that it would issue ASU 2016-14, a new not-for-profit (NFP) accounting standard…

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Spot the Fraudsters-Indicators of Fraud at Small & Medium Sized Businesses

The median loss to fraudsters in the US per fraud scheme is $150,000. Here are the top six behavioral characteristics of fraudsters.

08.30.17

“Spot the Fraudsters – Indicators of Fraud at Small and Medium Sized Businesses” by Toby Kaye, CPA | Senior Associate – Tax  A 2016 global fraud study by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (“Report to the Nations on…

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Why the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset EXIST-in plain English

08.22.17

“Why the Windfall Elimination Provision and the Government Pension Offset EXIST-in Plain English” by Tom Hager, CPA, CGMA, NSSA | Principal – Tax   The Social Security Act of 1935, did not include federal, state and local public-sector employees….

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