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Economic, legislative and social developments have led to today's educational institutions facing demands of increased levels of service with diminished budgets and revenues. The financial and operational challenges that institutions experience must be addressed proactively, to avoid budget shortfalls and deliver on your commitment to students and employees. We understand how to alleviate the existing and emerging issues that you face and how to capitalize on available opportunities.

From accounting and financial projections to operations and tax compliance, we offer specialized assurance, tax and consulting solutions to our education industry clients. Our experienced professionals understand the challenges of educational institutions, through serving the many needs of hundreds of K-12 schools, as well as colleges and universities. This experience working with public and private entities has given us a thorough knowledge and appreciation of the economics and politics that schools must contend with.

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Audit committee guide for nonprofit organizations

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Audit committee guide for nonprofit organizations

Audit committee roles and responsibilities are under increased scrutiny following financial compliance reporting incidents in recent years.

Most Popular Insights

INSIGHT ARTICLE

Cybersecurity challenges for educational institutions

Learn why educational institutions are often vulnerable to cyberattacks and how schools can implement a proactive cybersecurity strategy.

  • September 20, 2017

CASE STUDY

RSM helps Texas Tech save $325,000 now and even more in the future

This case study shows how RSM helped Texas Tech save now and even more in the future by conducting a construction audit.

  • January 10, 2017

VIDEO

Evaluating your fundraising campaign risks

RSM security professionals discuss what controls can be implemented to help protect your institution - and donors.

  • October 28, 2016

VIDEO

Leveraging systems and technology for fundraising success

RSM technology consultants share insights on how technology can help improve the effectiveness of your fundraising campaigns.

  • October 28, 2016

WHITE PAPER

Housing benefits and taxation – A misunderstood area

Free or subsidized campus housing is among independent schools’ most generous fringe benefits in terms of potential tax liability.

  • James Sweeney, Bill Turco, Yong Zhang
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  • April 06, 2016

WHITE PAPER

What independent schools need to know about fringe benefits

From tuition waivers to deferred comp plans, understand the tax ramifications that independent schools should know about fringe benefits.

  • James Sweeney
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  • April 06, 2016

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Events/Webcasts

IN-PERSON EVENT

RSM's Carolinas colleges and universities symposium

  • December 05, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

Utilize your nonprofit’s data to drive better decision-making

  • May 25, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

2017 annual nonprofit accounting update webcast

  • April 25, 2017

LIVE WEBCAST

State and local government accounting update

  • April 24, 2017

RECORDED WEBCAST

Benefits of an effective outsourcing strategy

  • March 01, 2017