Industry Expertise

  • Assessment and compliance regarding unrelated trade or business income
  • Assistance with required organizational and operational documents
  • Compliance auditing and reporting with respect to federal funding
  • Securing federal tax-exempt status
  • Evaluating and reporting lobbying activities
  • Evaluating excess benefit transactions
  • Federal exempt organization filings and compliance
  • Financial reporting and other attest services
  • Functional expense methodologies and reporting
  • Grant reporting compliance and program auditing
  • Pennsylvania initial and renewal charitable registrations
  • Private foundation reporting and compliance
  • Securing sales and real estate tax exemptions
  • Split interest agreements and beneficial interest trusts

Tax-Exempt Organizations

Accounting and consulting services for tax-exempt entities are growing markets in our community. Tax-exempt organizations providing valuable programs locally include charities, private foundations, civic groups, and business leagues. Challenges facing these organizations range from securing exempt status, funding, and grant compliance to potentially taxable activities and excess benefit issues. Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP has long realized the social importance of these organizations, and is committed to providing a wide range of quality services tailored to their needs.

Trout, Ebersole & Groff, LLP possesses and maintains the professional skills necessary to provide these valuable services to this significant segment of our practice.

For additional information, please contact Brian K. Groff, CPA at 717-569-2900 or .

1705 Oregon Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-569-2900
Fax: 717-569-0141
5000 Ritter Road, Suite 104
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Phone: 717-697-2900
Fax: 717-697-2002
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