Brittany Leonard

Brittany Leonard

CPA, Partner

Phone: 608.793.3123
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About Brittany

Brittany is a Partner in the Firm’s La Crosse office. In this role, she provides audit services to tax credit projects, educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, and commercial enterprises. She is the chairperson for the Firm’s nonprofit services group and a member of the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee.

Areas of Focus

Commercial Accounting and Auditing

Tax Credit Projects

Educational Agency Audits

Nonprofit Audits


Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Information Systems, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Certified Public Accountant

AICPA Advanced Single Audit Certificate


Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Community Organizations

Young Professionals of the Coulee Region



Wisconsin Council for Affordable Rural Housing



Recent Posts by Brittany

non-profit status

7 Ways to Lose Your Non-Profit Status

Non-profits work very hard to gain 501(c)3 status. Once received there are several things that a 501(c)3 (organization) should avoid
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Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals

2023 Nonprofit Financial Management Fundamentals Event

Sharpen your nonprofit management and accounting skills. During this event, our nonprofit financial professionals and consultants will walk you through
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Name Differences

A Common Mistake: Name Differences

Schools are required to verify the parent/guardian names on residency and income documentation match with the Online Application System (OAS)
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grant revenue

Grant Revenue and Income Recognition

In 2018, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued ASU 2018-08 which provided clarifications on how non-governmental organizations should recognize
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Functional Expense

Recap of Requirements and Common Errors in Functional Expense Reporting

With the implementation of FASB Accounting Standards Update 2016-14 several years ago many organizations were introduced to the concept of
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Capital Campaigns: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Capital Campaigns: Where to Start and What to Avoid

Most not-for-profit entities have at least considered running a capital campaign at one point, but many do not know where
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Choice Program Requirement Update

Throughout the last few weeks, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has been working on due date extensions and additional
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Navigating the Challenges of COVID-19: What Should You Do Now?

During this unprecedented time, almost all organizations and businesses are facing current challenges, from stay-at-home orders to employee layoffs. This
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New Reporting Requirements for Restricted Cash

New Reporting Requirements for Restricted Cash

In November 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Statement of Cash Flows – Restricted Cash (ASU 2016-18), to
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