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 »

GIVE DEPARTMENTS BUDGET FOR IT SECURITY TOO

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 »

5 Ways to Tell if a Mixed Use Facility Will Work on Your Campus

Conducting a local market scan. Gathering on-campus interest for the Mixed-Use Project. Establishing appropriate financial risk levels Determining a viable location for the project. Addressing issues of project control To read the entire article, click this link: http://www.academicimpressions.com/news/5-ways-tell-if-mixed-use-facility-will-work-your-campus?awp=0&qq=34499o435883qY1112 read more »

Ruling could put nonprofit hospitals on the hook for millions in property taxes

Nonprofit hospitals across New Jersey could be liable for millions of dollars in annual property taxes, under a ruling by a tax-court judge that highlighted the difficulty in separating the charitable and for-profit activities of hospitals and other organizations. I see this as a continuing trend read more »