Nonprofit Accounting Overview For Accountants

Nonprofit Accounting Overview For Accountants

Curious about how to work with nonprofit clients or looking to deepen your nonprofit and church expertise to better serve those clients?Join Gusto’s nonprofit accounting software partner, Aplos, to learn how to support the accounting and payroll needs of your nonprofit clients. This session is ideal for professional accountants who are interested in specializing their services to meet the needs of nonprofit and church clients.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand basic fund accounting principles and how it supports the core values and objectives of nonprofits and church clients
  • Create common chart of accounts structures for nonprofit and churches and understand customization options
  • Understand specialized nonprofit financial reporting, including generating a Form 990 report
  • Review how to use a fund accounting software to accomplish common nonprofit or church tasks, including tracking Gusto payroll, housing allowance, and tax payments

Instructor: Alex Acree, Head of Customer Services of Aplos Software
Standards for CPE Program Presentation 

Instructional delivery methods: Group Internet Based
Field of Study Category: Computer Software & App
CPE Credit: 1 credit
Prerequisites: None
Program level: Basic
Advance preparation: None required

Program Content Updated: 4/1/18

CPE Credit Eligibility Statement
Our webinars follow the state board requirements for continuing education credit and Aplos Software is in the process to apply to be an official CPE sponsor. Once approved, Aplos Software will be registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Please check with your State Board* which has final authority on the approval of individual courses for CPE credit.  Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of the CPE Sponsors through its website:

Requirements for CPE Credit

Continuing education credits for webinars delivered in real-time can only be awarded to participants who have registered for and are logged in to the webinar as themselves, participated during the webinar, and submitted the evaluation form upon webinar completion.

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Megan, the wearer of all hats at Aplos, helps lead the marketing department in Email Marketing, Customer Appreciation, Public Relations, stocking the office fridge, and reveling in her title as Head Lunch Decision Maker for staff lunches. She has a passion for helping others and has a special place in her heart for making others feel appreciated. In her spare time she enjoys torturing her significant other with more DIY projects, writing fiction, reading, and binge watching Netflix.

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