Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofits have to make every dollar count. Faced with increased funding competition, evolving technology, and changing regulations, nonprofits rely on Templeton to understand their many special audit, tax and operating requirements.

Considered one of the outstanding professional services firms serving South Florida’s nonprofits, Templeton provides organizations of all sizes with high quality audit, accounting, consulting, tax and advisory services and solutions that are customized to each nonprofit’s unique concerns and issues.

Our Nonprofit Clients Include:

  • Charitable and service organizations
  • Civil, cultural and social organizations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Faith-based organizations, houses of worship
  • Foundations
  • Healthcare providers
  • Membership and trade organizations
  • Museums
  • Religious organizations
  • Sports, recreational and youth programs

In addition, having provided support services and solution demonstrations, system installation and customized training, Templeton has a technical understanding of business management and accounting solutions not available from most computer support organizations.

Our Services Include

  • Audits of financial statements in accordance with GAAP, the Yellow Book, the Single Audit Act, OMB Circulars, and various funding agencies.
  • Strategic planning and trend analyses.
  • Consultation services, including design and implementation of fund structures and charts of accounts.
  • Assistance with design and implementation of accounting and internal control systems, policies and procedures, and training personnel.
  • Consultation, design and implementation of computer systems with a special emphasis on MAS 90 accounting software.
  • Preparation of required reports for various funding agencies, including Mental Health and Mental Retardation Programs, Children and Youth Social Services, Long-term and Intermediate Care Facilities, Departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, and Public Welfare.
  • Preparation of federal and state tax and information returns, including private foundations.
  • Consultation on the most recent regulatory and legislative developments.
  • Consultation and advisory services on tax-related issues, including maintaining tax-exempt status and strategic planning.

The firm is a member of the AICPA’s Governmental Audit Quality Center demonstrating our commitment to the quality performance of not-for-profit, governmental and Uniform Guidance assurance engagements.

NONPROFIT BLOG

Don’t Turn Your Back on CECL

By Amy Guerra, CPA As calendar year end nonprofits have worked through the implementation of Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities, and turned their attention to implementing ASU 2014-09, Revenue Recognition, it’s important they don’t turn their back on another ASU. ASU 2016-13, Financial Instruments […]

Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations

By Susan Friend, CPA The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued Statement No. 91, Conduit Debt Obligations, in May 2019 to attempt to eliminate diversity in practice related to the accounting for conduit debt issues. This Statement aims to improve the existing guidance for conduit debt that exists in GASB Interpretation No. 2, Disclosure of […]

IRS Expands Self-Correction and Determination Letter Programs for Retirement Plans

By Norma Sharara, JD, and Joan Vines, CPA The IRS recently expanded two existing programs for tax-qualified retirement plans—the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) and the determination letter (DL) program for individually designed plans. Generally, an individually designed plan is a retirement plan drafted to be used by only one employer. A DL expresses […]