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. Her experience also includes tax return preparation and small business bookkeeping.

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 Intermediate 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

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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Lease Standard

New Lease Standard (ASU 2016-02)

February 2020 Update: Lease Standard: Topic 842 Delayed On Nov. 15, 2019, the U.S. Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted
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Private School

Breaking Down the Private School Choice Program Reserve Balance Schedule

Each year along with your financial audit the School will be required to submit the Private School Choice Programs (PSCP)
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How to Start Preparing for the New Liquidity Disclosures

Making the transition to the new FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU 2016-14) will require thought and planning. The Standard will
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Social Welfare Organizations

Starting a Nonprofit In Minnesota

Starting a Nonprofit Organization (NPO) takes a lot of work and dedication. Before the actual purpose of the Organization can
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