Texas cuts free meals for coaches to save money

The Longhorns are pulling free meals from all their coaches to save roughly $300,000. According to scout.com, coaches used to be able to eat with their players in the dining hall any time they wanted. Now, they’re being capped at 30 visits. Beginning that 31st visit and any time after that, it’s read more »

25 Employers Providing Self-Insured Health Coverage Must Report on Information Returns

This tax tip is updated to clarify that self-insured employers that are not applicable large employers, those with fewer than 50 full-time or full-time equivalent employees in the preceding calendar year, should file Form 1095-B. Self-insured employers that are applicable large employers should report read more »

Overview of the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions

The Affordable Care Act contains specific responsibilities for employers. The size and structure of your workforce – small, large, or part of a group – helps determine what applies to you. Employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees will need to file an annual information return reporting read more »

Tax Exempt Bond Compliance – a quick review

In order to keep their tax-exempt bonds in compliance, organizations must actively monitor the use of proceeds and bond-financed property throughout the entire period that bonds remain outstanding.  The IRS encourages organizations to adopt written procedures which go beyond reliance on the tax certificates read more »

Startup Schools: America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015

Is your institution on this list?  Would you have guessed number one is Cooper Union and number two is Middlebury? FORBES ranked the country’s most entrepreneurial schools based on the entrepreneurial ratios – the total number of alumni and students who have identified themselves as founders read more »

China’s “Foreign NGO Management Law” Continues to Spark Criticism – This includes US universities in China

Foreign universities operating in China are called NGO’s by China (Non-Governmental Organizations).  I teach for two months each year in China and have noticed the beginnings of a change regarding the presence of the university I represent in China A Chinese draft law treats the entire sector of read more »


Harvard University is investigating a security breach into its data systems. The Ivy League school announced the intrusion into the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and central administration information technology networks was discovered June 19. A joint statement from Provost Alan Garber and Executive read more »