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We use a husband/wife team of CPAs  and feel more than blessed to have
their careful oversight.  And we use an investment firm with non-profit
expertise as well.

Janet
Janet Adelberg
Librarian
Cary Memorial Library
PO Box 127
Wayne, ME 04284
Phone: 207-685-3612
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On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 2:33 PM Mamie Anthoine Ney <
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> This!
>
> Mamie
>
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 2:28 PM Rich Boulet <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Lesley -
> >
> > IMO If you already have a CPA who provides you with a year-end audit,
> > review or compilation, they are accurately filing your IRS 990, and you
> are
> > happy with their work, you do not need an accountant / CPA / etc. who
> > specializes in nonprofit accounting.  If you don't at least do an annual
> > compilation to bring your books in line with GAAP, I think it's a good
> idea
> > to hire a CPA who is comfortable working with nonprofits. I think you can
> > rely on a CPA to determine if they are qualified to help you.
> >
> > Having said the above, I think it is reasonable for a board to determine
> > the level of outside accounting that they prefer.  This is probably one
> of
> > those cases when the board decides and the Library Director advises.
> >
> > -Rich Boulet
> > Blue Hill Public Library
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 12, 2022 at 2:12 PM Lesley Unger-Mochrie <
> > [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > I have one of my Board members insisting that we need a specialized
> > > non-profit accountant. Does any other library use that type of
> > accountant?
> > >
> > > Thank you for answering - off list preferred.
> > >
> > > Best wishes,
> > >
> > > Lesley Unger
> > > Library Director
> > > Springvale Public Library
> > > 443 Main St
> > > Springvale ME  04083
> > > wk: 207-324-4624
> > > Cell: 603-866-4164
> > > she/her
> > >
> >
>
>
> --
>
> Mamie Anthoine Ney
>
> Auburn Public Library
>
> 49 Spring St.
>
> Auburn, ME 04210
>
> 207.333.6640 x 2020
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> ― Stuart Dybek
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