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  1. SDM Accounting Insights: Volunteering For Charity: Do You Get a Tax Break?

    Are you a volunteer who works for charity? You may be entitled to some tax breaks if you itemize deductions on your tax return. Unfortunately, they may not amount to as much as you think your generosity is worth. Because donations to charity of cash or property generally are tax ...


  2. SDM Accounting Insights: Private Companies: Beware of SEC Scrutiny

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) doesn’t monitor just public companies. The risk of regulatory scrutiny also extends to private companies that may be acquired by a public company or that are large enough to consider going public. These entities must walk a fine line between 1) enticing would-be investors ...


  3. SDM Accounting Insights: Nonprofits: Harness The Power of Cause Marketing

    If you’re looking for new funding sources, consider cause marketing. Made possible via a partnership with a for-profit business, cause marketing can boost your budget, public profile and even your volunteer base. These alliances take many forms. Transactional giving programs typically involve online platforms that enable shoppers to donate a ...


  4. SDM Accounting Insights: You May Have To Pay Tax on Social Security Benefits

    If you’re getting close to retirement age, you may be wondering if your Social Security benefits are going to be taxed. The answer depends on your other income. If you’re taxed, up to 85% of your payments will be hit with federal income tax. (There could also be state tax.) ...


  5. SDM Accounting Insights: The Pros and Cons of Interim Reporting

    Interim financial statements show how a company is doing each month or quarter. If you think of annual financial statements as a year-end report card for a business, interim reports would be like progress reports that forewarn of troubles ahead or reassure you that everything is going well. The SEC ...