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Not-For-Profit Accounting

Not-For-Profit entities strive to direct as many resources as possible toward achieving their mission. At the same time, you are raising the funds needed and improving efficiencies to make the most of those funds. This is all while facing the challenging needs of your supporters and beneficiaries, a complex regulatory environment, and ever-changing operational requirements.

Solving Complex Regulatory and Operational Challenges

Not-For-Profits struggle with balancing the needs of their constituency with an ever-changing regulatory environment.  Bowers & Company CPAs expert teams have a wealth of experience serving the following types of Not-for-Profit entities:

  • Charitable Organizations
  • Religious Organizations
  • Private Foundations
  • Membership Organizations
  • SUNY Auxiliaries
  • Professional and Trade Organizations
  • Educational Institutions
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Non-Profit Accounting Services

Bowers & Company CPAs is a leading provider of accounting and tax planning services for Not-For-Profit firms in Central New York.   Our client’s appreciate having direct access to a senior partner who is available to them as needed.  We offer a broad range of services in order to provide maximum value for your firm:


  • Direct Partner Involvement with Every Professional Services Client
  • Accessibility of Partner/Client Team at all Times
  • Technology Driven Service, Paperless Environment, Remote Data Access, Client Portal
  • Accounting
  • Auditing, Reviews and Compilations
  • Annual Report Presentation
  • Budgeting and Cash Flow Planning and Analysis
  • Financial Analysis
  • Internal Control Review
  • Government Auditing Standards and Single Audit Compliance
  • Operational Reviews
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tax Compliance
  • Application for Exempt Status
  • Preparation of IRS Forms 990 and 990T
  • State Charitable Registrations and Annual Filings
  • CFO and Comptroller Services

Not-For-Profit Resources

“Our accounting system and organization structure is complex, with many affiliated companies as well as multiple federal and state grant funding sources with various levels of compliance requirements. Liz Bush and the staff of Bowers & Company are courteous, professional and make the auditing process as easy as possible, always completing the audit and tax returns in a timely manner. If questions arise outside of the audit season, Liz is always willing to help find answers, allowing us to focus our time and resources on the goals and mission of our organization.”

– Sarah Millard, Fiscal Director – Neighbors of Watertown, Inc.

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Bowers & Company CPAs - Accounting Services Firm in Syracuse and Watertown NY
Bowers & Company CPAs - Accounting Services Firm in Syracuse and Watertown NY
Bowers & Company CPAs - Accounting Services Firm in Syracuse and Watertown NY