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VOLUME 4 ISSUE 12A―DECEMBER 1, 2011

ORDER IRS FORM 1099 BY DECEMBER 9 
Be sure to place your order for IRS Form 1099 by Friday, December 9, 2011, using the online order system. See the 1099 Quick Reference sheet for details. Read More.

POSTAL RATE INCREASE MAY AFFECT YOUR BUDGET
Just days after announcing an increase of 2.1 percent for certain nonprofit postal services, the United States Postal Service is requesting an additional 5.6 percent increase; in all, that will be a 7.7 percent increase from 2011 rates, and could possibly take effect as early as mid-June 2012. Find out how this will affect your bottom line. Read More.

RESOURCES FROM NOVEMBER 2 BREAKFAST CLUB CONFERENCE CALL
Did you miss the Breakfast Club conference call on November 2 hosted by Gary Butler, assistant Chief Scout Executive, and members of the Council Fund Development Team? Do not be dismayed; the resources for the topics covered are available (new assessment and CharityGift tools, fundraising software update, revised bylaws and policy changes, etc.). Read More.

FINANCE IMPACT WEBINARS
Need help closing out 2011 or data cleanup to ensure your council is prepared for the new software conversion in 2012? Consider signing up for one of the Finance Impact webinars: SellWise Year-End Close, Imputed Income of Life Insurance and Automobile Taxable Income, Fundraising Year-End Close, Setting Up Your 2012 Fundraising Campaigns, or others, such as Merging Person Records and I Received This Check From Blackbaud. Read More.

FINANCE IMPACT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2012
Need training in fiscal management or ideas on how to increase your council fundraising efforts? Did you know that Fiscal Management I is required for Scout Executive Certification and is offered only three times in 2012? Consider attending this or other training opportunities available to local council staff and volunteers who have fiscal or fund development responsibilities. Read More.


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