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It’s about to get easier to communicate with the IRS. Here’s why.

The IRS’s new fiscal year guidance plan lays out strategic goals that aim to improve efficiency, communication, and customer experience. By Han Group The IRS’s new fiscal year guidance plan is focused on improving the taxpayer experience and interaction with the agency, said Deep Master, a Tax Manager at Han Group who helps nonprofit clients…

Trends in funding and donor flexibility signal opportunity for nonprofits in 2024

Nonprofits are built for moments of difficulty. While the impact of the pandemic, inflation, and revolutions in the labor market, to name a few challenges from recent years, have presented difficulties for many organizations, nonprofits are built for—and often built in response to—difficult times. Recent challenges may have even sparked positive changes that are beneficial…

New Rules Increase Accountability for Supporting Organizations

New Treasury rules tighten oversight of supporting nonprofits — organizations designed specifically to provide support to a public charity. Here are five ways these rules may affect the relationship between supporting and supported organizations. The Treasury Department recently issued new guidance to ensure that supporting organizations are serving the interests of their affiliated public charities.…

Navigating Nonprofit Audits: 5 Simple Lessons

The key to a smooth audit starts with a year-round approach to planning.  Taking stock at the end of a year is an important way for a nonprofit to track its successes and highlight opportunities for growth. An organization might track how many people it served or how many new volunteers it engaged. It might…

Does Your 990 Tell a Story? It Should.

There’s hidden potential in your nonprofit’s annual tax form. If you work for a nonprofit, you may have played a role in filling out Form 990, an annual reporting document that most tax-exempt organizations must file with the IRS.  Properly filing a 990 is essential to keeping a nonprofit’s tax-exempt status, and failure to do…

Public Accounting’s True Potential

There’s a CPA shortage stemming, in part, from a misperception that accountants perform monotonous, boring tasks. But those of us in the industry know how invigorating it can feel to empower our clients to achieve their missions. I’m a fan of the legal drama Suits, which follows the lives of ego-driven, well-dressed attorneys at a…

Dive into “Underwater Endowments” in GWSCPA’s featured article by Jan McDaid, CPA, of Han Group

  McDaid’s article, published on the GWSCPA’s Nonprofit Accounting Basics website, explores the essential components of an organization’s underwater endowments such as: When is an endowment considered underwater? How are underwater endowments properly displayed on the financial statements? What additional information is required to be disclosed in the notes to the financial statements? And other key information. Check out this…

News Flash: Important News for Nonprofits

PPP Loan Forgiveness Deadline – Don’t Miss It! Can you skip the wait for your Bank’s PPP Loan Forgiveness process? – SBA Launches New Direct Portal for Loan Forgiveness 2nd Draw PPP – SBA Introduces COVID Revenue Reduction Score Extension of Deferral now Possible for PPP Loans in Appeals Process IRS reviewing EIN status –…

Han Group Selected as a Best Accounting Firm to Work For

We are honored to be recognized by Accounting Today as one of the “Best Firms to Work For”! This award is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in the accounting profession. Read Article “The firms on this list represent the best workplaces in the accounting profession, they are outstanding places to build a career.” Daniel…

Office Spotlight: Brady Saunders on Nonprofits

Working with nonprofits gives members of our team a unique perspective on not only accounting and consulting, but also their personal lives. Brady Saunders, Audit Supervisor, explained what he thought the most important elements of nonprofit service were and how his work with nonprofits has impacted his life. Saunders has been at Han Group since…

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What Our Clients Are Saying

Working with Han Group has assisted our Finance Team in becoming more efficient and detailed in the complicated nonprofit accounting environment. Its staff has been detail oriented and exacting, which has strengthened our team’s reporting skills. We have been audited for individual projects by several international auditing firms and have continued to have unqualified reports due to Han Group’s requirements over the years.
Richard, Promundo Global
As a small nonprofit organization, we never received much attention from our past auditors until we met the principals at Han Group. Han Group made us feel our needs matter by always being available and reachable throughout the year.
Philip, Project Northstar
The change in auditors and completing new Federal Form 990 seemed like a daunting task, however, the audit team led by Jennifer Han made this process much easier and smoother than I imagined.  We really appreciate their focus on heavy planning and coordination to make this process easy.
Mary, Fraternal Order of Police, MPD Labor Committee
The Han Group difference is that they care about our mission as a nonprofit organization and want to see us be successful in delivering upon that mission. Working directly with Jennifer, the firm’s leader, means that your organization takes priority and receives high quality attention regardless of your budget size.
Robert, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution
I must say, Jennifer Han is more concerned about our deadlines than our staff, including me!  She makes sure that all our audit and tax deadlines are met and gives us enough time for our review before the deadlines. Jennifer and her team really make this part of my duty easier.
Kim, Advocates for Justice and Education
Working with Han Group has allowed us to demonstrate to potential funders and partners alike that financial management is something that we take seriously, enhancing our profile as we grew from a startup to a more mature organization.
Robert, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution

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