CAA Leader’s Legal Guide

CAA Leader’s Legal Guide

The legal framework that governs both public and nonprofit Community Action Agencies (CAAs) as recipients of federal grant funds is vast. This guide aims to give leaders of CAAs – the board and the executive management – an overview of some of the legal...
CAA Leader’s Legal Guide

Do the Right Thing: Culture of Compliance + Ethics

In the face of increased scrutiny, it’s more important than ever for Community Action Agencies (CAAs) to establish and maintain a strong ethical culture within their organizations. CAAs are also being held to higher standards of accountability in terms of their...
Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

Tax laws and accounting rules can be difficult to understand and navigate, even outside of a global pandemic. As CAAs continue to adopt remote work arrangements, the tax implications of moving employees out of the physical workplace and across state borders may not be...
Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

2020 Uniform Guidance Updates: Other Key Changes

The Uniform Guidance, 2 C.F.R. Part 200, has been substantially revised for the first time since it was issued, and the final revisions took effect on November 12, 2020. Though most of the revisions will not apply to federal awards issued before November 12, CAAs...
Tax and Accounting Compliance from a (Social) Distance

2020 Uniform Guidance Updates: Indirect Costs

The Uniform Guidance, 2 C.F.R. Part 200, has been substantially revised for the first time since it was issued, and the final revisions took effect on November 12, 2020. Though most of the revisions will not apply to federal awards issued before November 12, CAAs...