March 7, 2016
Schools Need More Time and Guidance on Form 1098-T Change, NACUBO President SaysSchools Need More Time and Guidance on Form 1098-T Change, NACUBO President Says
In a February 29 letter to the Internal Revenue Service, NACUBO President and CEO John Walda again urged the Service to postpone the effective date for switching to Box 1 reporting on Form 1098-T and explained the need for guidance for filing institutions as well as for taxpayers claiming educational tax credits.

Financial Responsibility Regulations at Stake in Current ED Negotiated Rulemaking

Negotiators convened to decide how to avoid mistreatment of students–but the proposed requirements risk negative consequences for colleges and universities.

FASB Issues Leasing Standard

The long-awaited standard on lease accounting was issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board on February 25.

IRS Notices Cause Tax Woes for Thousands of Foreign Students

NACUBO recently urged the Internal Revenue Service to examine the cause of a recent wave of notices sent to international students. Until the root cause is identified, the IRS has offered two recommendations.

Proposed IPEDS Changes Impact Discount and Expense Reporting

Comments are due April 19 to the Department of Education on new questions addressing functional and natural expenses as well as the funding source of tuition and fee discounts and scholarships.

Freedom of Speech on Campus Questioned by Congressional Tax Writers

The House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL), last week held a hearing on "Protecting the Free Exchange of Ideas on College Campuses."

Hands-On Training for New and Future Business Officers

If you're new to the chief business officer role or aspire to the position, two NACUBO offerings can help you elevate your career. The New Business Officers Program (NBO) and the Future Business Officers Program (FBO), offered in conjunction with the NACUBO 2016 Annual Meeting in Montréal, will provide valuable training, resources, and networking opportunities. Attendance at the annual meeting is not required, but highly encouraged. Position yourself for future success by registering today.


2015 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments

2015 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments

The final report for the 2015 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments (NCSE) is now available for purchase online. Based on 812 institutional respondents, the report provides more than 60 tables and figures on college and university endowment net investment rates of return, asset allocations, investment policies, fund flows, long-term debt, and more by endowment size and type of institution. The findings were released in January.

Responsibility Center Management: Two Different Perspectives

Recorded on Thursday, March 17, 2016 1:00PM ET

Join us for this 60-minute webcast to hear about the pros and cons of Responsibility Center Management (RCM) and learn from colleagues who've instituted this model at their institutions. Register today.

This program is supported by Crowe Horwath.


 

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