Need to get your nonprofit books in order? This practical guide has
everything you need to know to operate your nonprofit according to generally
accepted accounting principles (GAAP) — from documenting transactions and
budgeting to filing taxes, preparing financial statements, and much more.
You'll see how to stay organized, keep records, and be prepared for an
Table Of Contents:
Part I: Accounting and Bookkeeping Nonprofit Style.
Chapter 1: The Nuts and Bolts of Nonprofi t Bookkeeping and Accounting.
Chapter 2: Starting with Basic Bookkeeping and Accounting.
Chapter 3: Introducing Financial Statements.
Chapter 4: Keeping Good Records: Using a Manual System or Computer System.
Part II: Balancing Your Nonprofit Books.
Chapter 5: Setting up the Chart of Accounts for Nonprofits.
Chapter 6: Recording Transactions and Journal Entries.
Chapter 7: Balancing the Checkbook: Donations and Expenses.
Chapter 8: Balancing Cash Flow: Creating an Operating Budget.
Chapter 9: Staying in Nonprofi t Compliance.
Part III: Accounting for Nonprofit Situations.
Chapter 10: Introducing Federal Grants.
Chapter 11: Tracking and Accounting for Federal Dollars.
Chapter 12: Getting Ready for the Grant Audit.
Chapter 13: Accounting for Payroll and Payroll Taxes.
Chapter 14: Doing the Accounting for Tax Form 990.
Part IV: Wrapping Up the Books.
Chapter 15: Analyzing the Statement of Activities.
Chapter 16: Reporting Financial Condition on a Statement of Financial Position.
Chapter 17: Eyeing the Cash Flow Statement.
Chapter 18: Organizing the Statement of Functional Expense.
Chapter 19: Closing the Nonprofi t Books.
Chapter 20: Preparing for an Accounting Audit.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten Important Things to Know When Keeping Nonprofit Books.
Chapter 22: Ten Tips to Keep Your Nonprofit Viable.