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In This Issue:

Is It Time to Form a Strategic Alliance with Another Nonprofit?
Why consider partnering with another organization? Is there a need to save money by sharing operating expenses? Would the union provide the opportunity to take on a project or expand the organization’s reach in a way that would not otherwise be possible? By Scott A. Schuster, CPA

Prepare Now for ACA Play-or-Pay Compliance
The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) shared-responsibility provisions, commonly referred to as “play or pay,” have been delayed until 2015. Some “transitional relief” also will be available, but that does not mean your nonprofit can afford to sit back on its heels. By William Graff, JD, LL.M

UBIT Can Take a Bite Out of Alternative Investments
The uncertain economy and tempestuous financial markets of recent years have led some nonprofit organizations to turn to alternative investments. While these investments may hold the potential of higher returns, they also come with the risk of unrelated business income tax (UBIT). By Casse Tate, CPA, MS

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued initial proposed guidance on how applicants qualify for tax-exempt status as a social welfare organization under Section 501(c) (4) of the Internal Revenue Code.


Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits is a quarterly newsletter that focuses on tax and accounting issues for the not-for-profit industry.