Private Foundations

Private foundations provide an important source of funding for Western New York charitable organizations that support health and human services, education, science, and the arts. To remain healthy, they must be prepared for fluctuations in the investment market and the overall economy. Additionally, they must remain vigilant about complying with IRS regulations.

For the past several decades, Lumsden McCormick has provided accounting and tax services to private foundations throughout our region. Our assurance, tax, and consulting professionals will work proactively with your team to advise your leadership team on complex IRS rules. By staying on top of regulatory changes and monitoring capital gains, we can help minimize tax obligations and avoid penalties for underpayment of estimated taxes. We can also collaborate with your team to plan strategically for how your endowments should be invested.

Our comprehensive private foundation accounting services include:

Audit and Assurance Services


Tax Services

  • Forms 990PF and CHAR500
  • Federal and state tax audits
  • Forms 1023 and 1024 (Initial Formation and Exemption Applications)
  • Form 1099 series filings
  • Unrelated Business Income Taxes (UBIT)


Consulting Services

For more information about our accounting and consulting services for private foundations, contact Donna Gonser or complete the form below.

Services Leaders

Robert Ingrasci

Robert P. Ingrasci, CPA

Principal
D’Marie Murray

D'Marie L. Murray, CPA

Principal
Connie Ricotta

Connie J. Ricotta, CPA

Principal
Jenna Torella

Jenna A. Torella, CPA

Manager

Upcoming Events

Webinar Series Part III: Planning, Planning, and More Planning - What’s Necessary to Optimize Your Personal Financial Position

Webinar Series Part III: Planning, Planning, and More Planning - What's Necessary to Optimize Your Personal Financial Position

June 22, 2021

Given the proposed tax rate increase to individuals, planning will be the key to mitigate financial stress. Your key takeaways from this one-hour discussion will include planning strategies that you can implement now.

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Webinar Series Part I: Federal Tax Laws Gone Wild

Webinar Series Part I: Federal Tax Laws Gone Wild

May 25, 2021

Planning is key to mitigate the impact of the administration's proposed tax law changes expected for tax year 2021. This one-hour presentation will review the potential changes and the impact to your operations.

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