The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Implications for Nonprofit Organizations

Publication date: 
April, 2007

The federal legislation that has become known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires publicly traded companies conform to new standards in financial transactions and audit procedures. As state officials explore ways to apply elements of the law to the nonprofit sector, BoardSource and Independent Sector offer the publication, The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Implications for Nonprofit Organizations, which provides nonprofit leaders practical recommendations on promoting effective oversight of their organizations. The webpage has a checklist and a link to the document.

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