Financial and Accounting Guide for Not-for-Profit Organizations / Edition 7

Financial and Accounting Guide for Not-for-Profit Organizations / Edition 7

by Malvern J. Gross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470457066

ISBN-13: 9780470457061

Pub. Date: 05/03/2010

Publisher: Wiley

This book is filled with authoritative advice on the financial reporting, accounting, and control situations unique to not-for-profit organizations. It contains complete guidance on tax and compliance reporting requirements, illustrated explanations of various types of acceptable financial statements, a how-to section on setting up and keeping the books with

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This book is filled with authoritative advice on the financial reporting, accounting, and control situations unique to not-for-profit organizations. It contains complete guidance on tax and compliance reporting requirements, illustrated explanations of various types of acceptable financial statements, a how-to section on setting up and keeping the books with step-by-step procedures and forms, and commentary on computers and accounting software. Completely revised and updated, the Seventh Edition includes the latest updates to accounting activities and requirements as they relate to not-for-profit organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470457061
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/03/2010
Edition description:
7th Edition 2010 Cumulative Supplement
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Responsibilities of Treasurers and Chief Executive Officers.
KEY FINANCIAL CONCEPTS.
Accounting Distinctions between Not-for-Profit and Commercial Organizations.
Cash versus Accrual Basis Accounting.
Fund Accounting and Internal Financial Reporting.
Interfund Transfers and Appropriations.
Fixed Assets--Some Accounting Problems.
Fixed Assets--Depreciation.
Investment Income, Gains and Losses, and Endowment Funds.
Affiliated Organizations, "Pass-Through" Transactions, and Mergers.
Contributions, Pledges, and Noncash Contributions.
Accounting Issues Relating to Fundraising.
FINANCIAL STATEMENT PRESENTATION.
Cash Basis Financial Statements.
Accrual Basis Financial Statements.
Multiclass Financial Statements.
ACCOUNTING AND REPORTING GUIDELINES.
Voluntary Health and Welfare Organizations.
Colleges and Universities.
Health Care Providers.
Accounting Standards for Other Not-for-Profit Organizations.
Special Accounting Issues for Specific Organizations.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board and Future Trends in Not-for-Profit Accounting.
CONTROLLING THE NOT-FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
The Importance of Budgeting.
Avoiding Bankruptcy.
Small Organizations--Obtaining the Right Bookkeeper.
Small Organizations--Providing Internal Control.
Effective Internal Accounting Control for Not-for-Profit Organizations.
Independent Audits.
Investments.
PRINCIPAL FEDERAL TAX AND COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS.
Principal Federal Tax Requirements.
Principal Federal Tax Forms Filed.
State Compliance Requirements.
Audits of Federally Funded Programs.
SETTING UP AND KEEPING THE BOOKS.
Cash BasisBookkeeping.
Simplified Accrual Basis Bookkeeping.
Full Accrual Basis Bookkeeping.
Fund Accounting Bookkeeping.
Automating the Accounting Records.
Appendices.
Bibliography.
Index.

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