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How to Prepare for an IRS Audit of a Form 990

How to Prepare for an IRS Audit of a Form 990

You've been selected for audit, but how will you ensure your not-for-profit organization is ready for a Form 990 audit by the IRS?

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Brian Yacker, Betsy Krisher


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The audit process — from selection to completion

If you or your clients have been selected for a Form 990 audit, we can help you prepare.

During this webcast, you will learn:

  • Insights into the IRS audit process
  • How organizations are selected for audit
  • Strategies for successfully managing an audit of Form 990

Join us for a walkthrough the IRS audit process from start to finish.

This webcast is part of the Not-for-Profit Section's monthly series.

Key Topics

  • IRS audit selection process
  • IRS audit preparation

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify how Form 990s can be selected for audits.
  • Identify tools and resources to use in an IRS audit.
  • Identify how to manage the IRS audit process.

Who Will Benefit

  • Accountants and finance professionals
  • Individuals interested in the not-for-profit industry
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NASBA Field of Study
Knowledge of the not-for-profit industry
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Brian Yacker
Brian Yacker has more than 20 years of tax, legal, and accounting experience in serving exempt organizations. His areas of expertise include public support test calculations and planning; preparation of reasonable compensation rebuttable presumption binders and Reasonable Compensation Studies; governance best practices consultation; recommendations regarding effective Bylaws; conducting of EO Governance Check-Ups; compliance with the §501(h) lobbying safe harbor; proper functional expense allocations; maximizing charity watchdog ratings; preparation of federal and state Tax Exemption Applications; conducting of unrelated business income revenue stream studies; and the proper internal and external reporting of special event fundraisers. Yacker is actively involved in the AAA-CPA, serving on their Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Executive Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors and as an Executive Committee member for BookEnds and as the Treasurer for the Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership. Yacker earned his Bachelors degree in Finance/Marketing from the University of Virginia and his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University School of Law (Bloomington). His personal interests include hiking, camping, sports memorabilia collecting, playing fantasy sports, Asian cooking, and spending time with his wife, two daughters, and son.
Betsy Krisher
Betsy Krisher is President of Maher Duessel, a Pennsylvania firm specializing in service to non-profit organizations and governmental entities. She also serves as Director of Non-Profit Services for the firm. A licensed CPA in Pennsylvania for more than thirty years, she has extensive experience with numerous non-organizations including foundations, human service agencies, community development organizations, environmental agencies, member based organizations, arts/humanities organizations, associations, and religious organizations. Ms. Krisher has a B.A. in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Ms. Krisher serves and participates in several committees of the AICPA and the PICPA including the AICPA's Tax Resource Panel, Exempt Organizations. She also previously served on the AICPA's Non-Profit Expert Panel/Audit Guide Revision Task Force. A Leadership Pittsburgh graduate, Ms. Krisher also volunteers her time with Board service for the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Executive Women's Council. Ms. Krisher speaks annually to various organizations on non-profit accounting/tax matters. Betsy enjoys spending time with her husband, four children and daughter-in-law, her Yorkie-Poo, shopping channels, and popular television involving seven kingdoms and dragons.

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