Not-For-Profit Helping the mission deliver brighter futures

Whether you’re a foundation providing scholarships to individuals in need, a social service organization providing support and services to your community, a charter school furthering the education of inner-city youth or a museum inspiring future scientists, ORBA understands the importance of your mission and the unique financial and operational issues you face.

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In addition to limited funding and stretched resources, we know that not-for-profit organizations face challenges that range from board accountability to complex tax and audit reporting requirements. For more than 40 years, ORBA has provided not-for-profit clients with the solutions they need to fulfill their commitments and serve the needs of the communities they support.

Mission Possible

Consulting
  • Strategic planning
  • Tax consulting and advisory services
  • Grant analysis
  • Board and committee training
  • Employee benefit plans
  • Benchmarking studies
  • Financial, capital, and resource management
  • Fraud risk assessment, fraud investigation and forensic accounting
  • Internal control reviews and consultations
  • Risk management and advisory services
Tax
  • Securing and maintaining tax-exempt status
  • Annual federal and state information and tax return preparation and review
  • Unrelated business income tax issues
  • Representation with the IRS on compliance and tax issues
  • Private foundation tax compliance and excise tax issues
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Accounting
  • Financial statement audits, reviews and compilations
  • Single audits
  • Grant audits
  • Performance audits
  • Agreed upon procedure engagements
  • Employee benefit plan audits for 401(k) plans and 403(b) plans
  • Audit schedule preparation
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Bookkeeping and processing receipts and disbursements
  • Internal audit capabilities
Accounting logo: a yellow circle with a plus symbol, subtraction symbol, multiplication symbol and a division symbol.
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over40 years Of High Performing Service To Clients In Chicago & Beyond

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Guides

ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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