For-profit HUD projects are given the opportunity two times a year to distribute surplus cash to the owners involved in the property. These biannual distributions always depend on calculating the property’s surplus cash and must be in correspondence to the guidelines established in the HUD regulatory agreement.
If you’re like many affordable housing property owners or managers, you’re likely swimming in paperwork and files, desperate for decluttering. While there are many documents you can dispose of, there are many that are critical to your property’s compliance and legal obligations.
Although Indiana’s not-for-profit organizations play a huge role in making our state a valuable place to live and do business, their tax reporting requirements can be a major hassle to completing their respective missions. We tried to make it easier in this reference guide for 2019.
Even when done properly and quickly, audits drain time away from your team and often cause a lot of stress among those working on it. The question on everyone’s mind is “How can we get this done faster?” The answer: by mastering communication skills and being timely with every step of the process.
Balancing your daily responsibilities and answering an auditor’s request list can be competing interests, but gathering those documents as early as possible will save you and your organization time and hassle during the audit.
We get it, not all months are smooth sailing. But when your organization relies on accurate, timely financial statements to guide decisions and discussions, the deadlines are non-negotiable. Take your monthly schedule into your own hands to make sure you’re never late closing the books.
Though it can be a nerve-wracking discovery, missing a HAP check doesn’t doom your property. Notify HUD and take action to make sure your property stays financially stable during this temporary lull in revenue.
The preliminary phase of an audit teaches us about our client’s major changes throughout the year, what kinds of internal controls they use, and what strategies we may need to implement during the audit itself. This knowledge isn’t just helpful, it’s necessary to make the audit process smooth, simple, and stress-free.
Monthly financial statements are key supports of an organization’s financial stability. They help those in charge of governance make decisions based on their financial position, which means they need to be both accurate and timely. The key to generating financial statements is being able to close the books each month easily and accurately.
If you’ve ever entered a transaction incorrectly, you’ve likely forced an accounting software to correct the mistake using a journal entry. Though this manual override is versatile and powerful, it can also create vulnerabilities in your organization’s financial records.