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  1. SDM Accounting Insights: What to Expect During a Franchise Audit

    Does your franchise agreement include an audit provision? These routine “check-ups” help evaluate whether owner-operators are embracing your business model and complying with the terms of the franchise agreement. For example, are franchisees shortchanging you on royalty payments, using unauthorized suppliers, skipping background checks on new hires or ...


  2. SDM Accounting Insights: Don’t Flood Email Inboxes with Excessive Communications

    If you send all of your not-for-profit’s email communications to every donor, volunteer, corporate sponsor and media member, some are likely to tune out or even unsubscribe from your list. You can’t afford to chip away at this valuable resource! Email segmentation can help get the right messages ...


  3. SDM Accounting Insights: The “Kiddie Tax” Hurts Families More Than Ever

    Congress created the “kiddie tax” to discourage parents from putting investments in their children’s names to save tax. Over the years, it has gradually affected more families because the age at which it generally applies was raised to children under age 19 and full-time students under age 24 ...


  4. SDM Accounting Insights: Making Your Nonprofit’s Special Event Profitable

    As in the for-profit world, sometimes not-for-profits need to spend money to make money. This is particularly true when it comes to fundraisers. At the same time, it’s critical that you make a budget and stick to it. Estimate expenses for such items as facility rental, food and ...


  5. SDM Accounting Insights: The “Nanny Tax” Must Be Paid For More Than Just Nannies

    You may have heard of the “nanny tax.” But even if you don’t employ a nanny, it may apply to you. Hiring a housekeeper or other household employee (who isn’t an independent contractor) may make you liable for federal income tax, Social Security and Medicare (FICA) tax and ...