Taxation for Universities and Colleges: Six Steps to a Successful Tax Compliance Program

Taxation for Universities and Colleges: Six Steps to a Successful Tax Compliance Program

Editor(s): Steve Hoffman

Published Online: 30 AUG 2013 08:41PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118541524

Online ISBN: 9781118742273

DOI: 10.1002/9781118742273

About this Book

The "Tax Translator" offers much needed advice and guidance on tax compliance for institutions of higher learning

College and university officials often are unaware of their institutions' tax obligations. Especially for institutions without designated tax compliance officers, the consequences of such ignorance can devastating. Based on its author's decades of experiences as a tax manager at three universities, this handbook was written for all university staff involved with tax compliance-from the account clerk in the Accounts Payable Department, up through vice presidents, controllers, treasurers and directors. Steve Hoffman explains the core principles and practices that inform current tax policy and develops a framework for building a system for effective tax compliance, reporting and filing.

  • Satisfies the urgent demand for timely, authoritative advice and guidance on a area of increasing concern for colleges and universities
  • Sheds new light on the impact of current tax obligations for both four-year and community colleges, which are often left out of the discussion
  • The Federal Government has recently stepped up its enforcement of tax law compliance for colleges and universities

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