Clifton Gunderson: Presents free tax webinar for not-for-profit organizations

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STEVENS POINT, Wis. (September 9, 2008) – Clifton Gunderson- ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms – will present a free webinar on October 8, 2008 titled, “The New Form 990- Are You Ready? Understanding the Revised Form 990.” The webinar is designed to educate attendees on the newly redesigned tax Form 990 and explain how the changes will impact their organizations.

The 60-minute webinar will be presented twice on October 8 at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. All times are Central Daylight Time. Registration is required at Attendees will receive one hour of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.

Key points to be presented during this free webinar include the following:

• The issues that were the driving force behind the redesign of Form 990.

• The additional compliance burdens related to the revised Form 990.

• Common deficiencies in governance and policies regarding Form 990.

• Advanced preparation strategies for implementing Form 990.

About our Presenters:

Laura Catlett, CPA, JD, is a senior tax manager in the firm’s Timonium, Maryland office. She has more than 13 years of experience and specializes in the taxation of exempt organizations. Catlett works closely with clients to assure that their strategic and compliance related needs are met. She has worked with a variety of not-for-profit clients including nationally recognized public charities, private foundations, and health care provider systems; university endowment funds, retirement communities, utility cooperatives, national business leagues and chambers of commerce.

Robert J. Nowak, Jr., CPA, MST, is a senior tax manager in the firm’s Oak Brook, Illinois office. Nowak has 15 years of experience assisting businesses and individuals with tax matters in a variety of industries including tax-exempt organizations. He is an active speaker and author on tax issues related to not-for-profit organizations and is a participant in the Great Lakes Area Tax-Exempt Council.

About Clifton Gunderson

Clifton Gunderson, ranked as one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and consulting firms, provides a wide range of assurance, accounting, tax, and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. Founded in 1960, Clifton Gunderson has a staff of more than 2,000 professionals serving clients from 45 offices across the country. The firm has been recognized as one of the country’s best places to work.