The IRS has launched a new widget to help eligible small 501(c) organizations learn about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit, enacted as part of the Affordable Care Act earlier this year. The widget is called Small Nonprofit? Check Your Way to a Tax Break, and it explains how to qualify for and claim the credit, and links to detailed up-to-date information on the IRS website. Details: http://bit.ly/uwVEU.
Women-headed households are more or just as likely to give to charities as their male counterparts, according to "Women Give 2010 Part 2: Causes Women Support," a report produced by the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana U. Areas where women-headed households might give include religion, 35.9% vs. 25.2% of men-headed households; combined giving, 20.1% vs. 17.6%; needy, 23.4% vs. 19.9%; healthcare, 16.7% vs. 12.1%; education, 10.5% vs. 8%; youth & family, 8.7% vs. 6.6%; arts & culture, 5.5% vs. 5.6%; community, 5.6% vs. 3.7%; environment, 6.1% vs. 5l6%; international, 5.1% vs. 3.3%. Details: www.philanthropy.iupui./edu/womengive.
Certified Public Accountants fared well in honors bestowed by Association TRENDS this year. AICPA CEO Barry C. Melancon, CPA, was named the TRENDS Association Executive of the Year; Charles Tate, co-founder of DC accounting firm Tate & Tryon, is the TRENDS Top Association Vendor of the Year; and Kari Badell, executive director, Greater Washington Society of CPAs, is a TRENDS Young & Aspiring Association Professional. These honorees as well as others will be feted at the TRENDS Salute to Association Excellence, Feb. 16 at the Capital Hilton in Washington. Details: www.AssociationTRENDS.com/salute.