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Quick Look: Savings Indicator
for Reporting Public Charities in CLP (Latest Returns)

(Revenue - Expense)/ Total Expense
The savings indicator measures the increase or decrease in the ability of an organization to add to its net assets. Values greater than one indicate an increase in savings. The savings indicator is a simple way to determine if an organization is adding to or using up its net asset base.

A note on IRS Form 990 financial ratios:  Although useful and informative as indicators, ratios are only one type of measure of the financial health and operations of a nonprofit. Financial ratios cannot tell you the full story of nonprofit's operations and impact. Click here to learn more.
Ratios are calculated as the ratio of state totals of the numerator and denominator for each ratio — not as medians or average of each organization.