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Form 990 Blind Spots and Hot Buttons

Total Credits: 1 including 1 Taxes - Technical

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Partner Produced |  Tax
Brian Yacker
Course Levels:
1 Hour
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.



This webinar will first provide a “big picture” overview of the Form 990 and then will summarize the most common errors and blind spots that we see in the approximately 1,000 Forms 990 which we annually prepare for our nonprofit clients. Of particular focus will be those errors/blind spots which are most likely to increase the nonprofit’s risks of being audited by the Internal Revenue Service and/or a State Attorney General.



Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Become more familiar with the Form 990 from a “big picture” perspective and learn about some of the more common errors/blind spots for preparers of the Form 990.


Major Subjects
  • Form 990 overview
  • Common Form 990 Core Form Errors
  • Overview of the 16 Schedules

Course Materials


Brian Yacker Related Seminars and Products

Brian has almost 30 years of tax, legal, and accounting experience in the nonprofit sector. Areas of nonprofit consultation which Brian possesses expertise include public support test calculations and planning, preparation of reasonable compensation rebuttable presumption binders and Reasonable Compensation Studies, governance best practices consultation, recommendations regarding effective Bylaws, conducting of Governance Check-Ups, compliance with the §501(h) lobbying safe harbor, proper functional expense allocations, maximizing charity watchdog ratings, preparation of federal and state Tax Exemption Applications, conducting of unrelated business income revenue stream studies, preparing state charitable solicitation registrations, managing IRS and state nonprofit examinations and the proper internal and external reporting of special event fundraisers.

Brian is currently an adjunct professor for the University of California Irvine, teaching the Nonprofit Accounting course in the Master of Professional Accountancy program. Additionally, Brian serves on the Board of Directors of the TE/GE EO Council and also serves on the AICPA’s EO Tax Technical Resource Panel and the AICPA Nonprofit Advisory Council.

Brian earned his Bachelors degree in Finance/Marketing from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington). Personal interests include hiking and camping, sports memorabilia collecting, playing fantasy sports, Asian cooking and spending time with his wife, 3 kids and 2 dogs.


Mon, Apr 22, 2024 - 09:00am to 09:58am AKDT
Mon, May 20, 2024 - 11:00am to 11:58am AKDT
Tue, Jun 11, 2024 - 05:00am to 05:58am AKDT

Additional Info

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Advanced Preparation


Designed For

Preparers/Reviewers of the Form 990

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


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Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy

Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).

Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

Refund/Cancellation Policy

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 25


Karen C

"Very Informative "