In the past the federal government used DUNs numbers to identify entities that it provides funding to and does other business with. Now they are assigning and using Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs). If you currently receive, and have been receiving
Recent tax legislation by John Heveron
In addition to the student loan forgiveness enacted by President Biden, and estimated to be worth between $390- $500 billion by The Tax Foundation, Congress recently passed, and the president signed, the Inflation Reduction Act. Student loan forgiveness for nonprofit
Disclosure of disability for board and staff…
Question: A board member has asked about knowing who/how many on the board have a disability. The want to poll the board members and find out. I have always been told that it is “optional” to disclose this information. I
Leases Get Capitalized for 2022
By John Heveron Leases must be capitalized in your financial statements for calendar year 2022 and fiscal years ending after December 31, 2022. This will apply to in place leases, although month-to-month leases and leases with a term of less
Be respectful of disability – wear your mask and don’t look down on those who do.
I recently attended a national conference of professionals in the field of Independent Living. I showed up in my mask and wore it most of the time, but I still felt the unspoken peer pressure of, hey, most are NOT
Have Your Internal Controls Survived Covid?
by John Heveron Your staff may have shrunk, and work may be both remote and on-site. So, how have your internal controls survived these changes? See how you match up against this list of best practices. Make sure that your
Changes Coming for QuickBooks
Contributed by John Heveron Starting with the 2022 version, QuickBooks is being sold by annual subscription only. They still have a local version as well as QuickBooks Online (which is what QuickBooks prefers to sell). If you choose to purchase
What advocacy IS allowed with federal funds?
Let’s be clear right up front. The core service of individual and systems advocacy is a driving force at the heart of the Independent Living Movement. Advocacy has the power to change lives, communities, states, and nations. Major disability legislation
Board self-assessment – a tool for your board to take it to the next level
This past couple of years have been out-of-the-ordinary. Or maybe have presented us with a new normal (or most probably some of both). Either way, the board as well as the management of your center have had to navigate new
How Assistive Technology can support those experiencing “Long COVID”
What Are “Post-COVID Conditions (Long COVID)?” According to the CDC, post-COVID conditions are “a wide range of new, returning, or ongoing health problems people can experience four or more weeks after first being infected with the virus that causes COVID-19.”