Pub. 3 2021 Issue 4


Welcome New Society Members!

Membership in the Nebraska Society of CPAs signifies your commitment to the accounting profession and the belief that much can be accomplished by working together. Welcome to the premier organization for CPAs and accounting professionals in Nebraska. CPA Membership Kevin Anderson, Sehi & Associates, PC, Norfolk Brent Barnes, Awerkamp, Goodnight, Schwaller & Nelson, PC, Omaha …

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Members in the News

Bryce Betke has joined ruralMED Management Resources in Holdrege as chief financial officer. ruralMED Management Resources supports rural healthcare through collaboration focused on strategically tailored services, effective leadership, and industry specific expertise. Betke is an accomplished healthcare finance executive with more than 30 years of experience in various healthcare settings. Prior to joining the ruralMED …

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PACE Helps Nonprofits Finance Energy Improvements

Non-profit entities, like churches, often have difficulty finding real estate financing, particularly for energy savings projects. Commercial construction loans typically have a three- to five-year maturity period, making the repayment terms difficult when it comes to energy savings projects. PACE (an acronym for Property Assessed Clean Energy) changes all of this by allowing a non-profit to finance energy efficiency projects using loans with a longer term (as much as 25 years).


Counselor’s Corner: The Faux Stretch IRA With a Charitable Twist

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act limited the availability of “stretch IRAs” to few potential beneficiaries.1 Now, most beneficiaries who inherit an individual retirement account (IRA)2 must withdraw the assets within 10 years.3 Notwithstanding, a faux stretch IRA can be achieved by contributing an IRA to a Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT).