AVF Insights Blog

CFOs Say Keeping Up with Technology is No. 1 Concern

 

According to a recent survey of 2,200 CFOs in more than 20 US markets, 41% said keeping up with technology is the greatest pressure facing their accounting and finance teams. Meeting regulatory compliance mandates was the next-biggest…

21 Mission Critical Nonprofit Accounting System Features

 

Before you spend another moment conducting an extensive evaluation of prospective nonprofit accounting systems, you should first take time to review the accounting and financial reporting requirements demanded of not-for-profit…

AVF Consulting Named Top 100 VAR for 2015

 

Baltimore, Md. (6/16/15)  – AVF Consulting, Inc., a leading Baltimore-based Microsoft ERP partner offering financial management software to nonprofit organizations, has once again been named one of Bob Scott’s Insights Top 100…

AVF Spotlight: Lynn Applegate, Implementation Specialist

As part of the AVF team, Lynn specializes in working directly with nonprofit clients to coordinate resources and manage implementation engagements. Lynn is a Maryland CPA and worked in public accounting for 10 years, conducting audits for…

7 Reasons to Upgrade to Dynamics NAV 2015

 
Microsoft announced Dynamics NAV 2015 in September 2014, but many organizations have yet to upgrade their systems. Here are the top 7 reasons why you should upgrade to Dynamics NAV 2015:

1.  Microsoft Dynamics NAV Tablet…

More Organizations Turning to Nonprofit-Specific Software in 2015

 
Nonprofits that choose the right software can improve upon many business processes, including communication, record keeping, marketing, fundraising, financial reporting and more. Based upon a recently-conducted study by Software Advice, in 2015…

FASB Has Released a Draft of the Updated Nonprofit Accounting Standards

 

After years of deliberation, last week the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released a draft of proposed changes to the accounting rules for nonprofits. We previewed some of the expected changes in March, and as explored, many…

Top 10 Cloud Myths Debunked

For core financial processes such as accounting and budgeting, the cloud offers new and innovative ways of working that can be more economical and operationally practical than the traditional on-premise deployment of these softwar…

Compliance Guide for 501(c)(3) Public Charities

 

Federal tax law provides tax benefits to nonprofit organizations recognized as exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). The Code requires that tax-exempt organizations must comply wit…

Free Office 365 for Nonprofits

Office 365 is a cloud-based service that brings together Office and selected business software such as SharePoint, Exchange and Lync for use in the workplace – pretty amazing! But did you know that properly certified nonprofit and nongovernmenta…

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