Will the IRS Be Looking at Your Nonprofit in 2012?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 23. February 2012 09:07

The latest report on the activities and plans for the Exempt Organizations (EO) division of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities of the IRS provides some insight into what’s ahead for nonprofits – good to know if your nonprofit is in a group targeted for some scrutiny.

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Participation in ERI’s 2012 Compensation Surveys Continues Through March 31st

by ERI Salary Surveys 30. January 2012 15:38

ERI Salary Surveys will be collecting data for our 2012 compensation surveys through March 31, 2012.  We conduct more than 100 industry-specific and job function compensation surveys as well as two benefits surveys.  United States industries include manufacturing, retail, construction, and over 20 nonprofit activity areas.  Thirty industry surveys are conducted in Canada as well.

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Are You Paying Attention to Executive Salaries at Your Nonprofit? Should You?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 23. January 2012 09:09

Yes, you should be interested, regardless of your level of involvement. As a donor, you work hard for your money and you should give it to diligent, effective organizations that use donations wisely. If you are even more involved and serve as a nonprofit board member, you are responsible for the compensation decisions of your organization. What's more, if you work for a nonprofit, there’s easily accessible salary data to assess your compensation level.

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New ERI White Paper - Principles of Merit Pay

by ERI Salary Surveys 3. January 2012 10:39

Realizing that people respond to rewards isn’t a difficult notion to grasp. Determining how much to reward, to whom, and when, however, are complex decisions organizations contend with to motivate employees and retain high performing individuals in a competitive market.

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New ERI White Paper - Evaluating Salary Survey Methodologies

by ERI Salary Surveys 20. December 2011 07:55

In “Evaluating Salary Survey Methodologies,” Senior Researcher Jonas Johnson, Ph.D., examines the methodologies behind three sources of salary survey data: surveys from national statistic offices, traditional salary surveys, and salary survey analytics.

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