Articles

August 1, 2015

The Intermediate Sanctions Act: The "Next Level" of Compliance

The “Taxpayers’ Rights Act”, of which the “Safe Harbors Act” or the “Intermediate Sanctions Act” is a part, provides that every 501 C3 institution in the […]
August 1, 2015

The Truth About Statistics: Why Head Compensation Information Fails to Deliver

It is important that a school benchmark officially the head’s compensation annually and be able to defend that placement if necessary for the school, the community, […]
August 1, 2015

In Defense Of Head Compensation

All aspects of the Head of School’s package are coming under more scrutiny, as is compensation of all leaders of for profits and not for profits. […]
August 1, 2015

Head Compensation: The Process, The Product and the Reporting

Long before the Intermediate Sanctions Act and the requirement of a “safe harbors” analysis to benchmark the compensation of school heads, Littleford & Associates recognized an […]
August 1, 2015

Head Compensation: Understanding The Changing Rules

These days there is a proliferation of information, interpretations and discussions on executive compensation in nonprofits. It is important to have a clear and current understanding […]
August 1, 2015

The Need To Focus On The Intermediate Sanctions Act And Conflicts Of Interest

Recently NAIS released a joint statement from its in house counsel and an independent auditing firm about exercising due diligence with respect to the formation and […]
August 1, 2015

Executive Compensation: The Process, Pitfalls And Opportunities

The National Association of Independent Schools recently mailed an important notice about benchmarking executive compensation using “Stats on Line” for members and how this resource can […]
August 1, 2015

Ties That Bind or Wound: The Power of the Contract and the Contract Process

We have written extensively for boards and heads of schools and non profit CEO’s on the importance of benchmarking compensation packages in order to comply with […]
August 1, 2015

The Big Dig: Digging Your Way Through The New Form 990

In June 2007, the IRS released a significantly revised Form 990, the reporting form that tax-exempt organizations are required to file each year. It held a […]
August 1, 2015

Tools to Recruit, Retain and Reward Heads of School: Why They Are Even More Important Now

While the country bemoans the large exit packages negotiated for the CEO’s of failed, failing or defunct banks and corporations, the challenge to recruit, retain and […]