VLOOKUPs in Excel

If you frequently need to look up data in a table, you can run a search by using the VLOOKUP function in Excel. For example, if you want to look up the price of a product, employee’s salary, or party affiliation in a list of voters, you can run a VLOOKUP for the data...

Pivot Tables in Excel

Pivot tables are a great way of summarizing, analyzing, and presenting data. It’s especially helpful with large amounts of data that you want to filter, total, or sort. You could use it to review sales made by each salesperson or by region of your company, to track...

Starting a Nonprofit Part 3: Tax Exemption and Compliance

Once your organization is incorporated, you’ll need to apply for tax-exemption at 2 levels – with the IRS and with your state. With that under your belt, you’ll also need to register with your state to solicit contributions, and you’ll have ongoing compliance to stay...

Starting a Non-Profit Part 2: Incorporation

The lion’s share of nonprofits are organized as corporations, which limits legal liability of officers, directors, and key employees of the organization. The process for incorporating and ongoing requirements for nonprofit corporations vary by state, though they are...