Welcome to Lemler Group!

We are an Indianapolis-based CPA firm that specializes in performing audits for affordable housing properties (HUD, RD, LIHTC) and not-for-profit organizations.

Our mission is to provide on-time and accurate assurance services with personal attention. To do this, we stay up-to-date with ever-changing affordable housing and not-for-profit standards. The better we understand your industry and your organization, the better we can serve you.

Who We Serve

HUD

LIHTC

RD

NFPs

Why We Serve

We love to tell financial stories; each year is a new chapter.

We strive to be timely so your organization can always make informed decisions.

We want to make the audit process an enjoyable experience.

How We Serve

On-Time Audits

We meet or beat your organization’s deadlines so your financial statements stay current and relevant.

Friendly Team Members

Our clients call us their “friendly auditors” because we see beyond numbers; we see relationships.

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Regulatory Filings

We file REAC, MOR, and SF-SAC forms for your organization as part of your all-in-one fee.

Practical Consultations

We take accounting theories and best practices and tailor them for your organization.

Are you ready to experience the relational difference?

Our Unique Impact

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

 

John C. Maxwell

New on the Lemler Group blog:

When is it Safe to Shred My Property’s Financial Documents?

If you’re like many affordable housing property owners or managers, you’re likely swimming in paperwork and files, desperate for decluttering. While there are many documents you can dispose of, there are many that are critical to your property’s compliance and legal obligations.

4 Tips to Refinancing Multi-Family Properties

When you begin the process of refinancing your property, many banks will clamor for your mortgage – and claim to give you the best deal. Keep in mind that there are many options out there, and each bank will meet your business’s needs differently.

5 Tips for Studying for the CPA Exam

Our team members are no strangers to the challenge of taking the CPA exam, so they shared their tips, tricks, and advice to those embarking on this journey. No strategy is one-size-fits-all, but by learning what worked well for others, you may piece together what works best for you.

How ASU 2016-18 Will Change Your Cash Flow Statement

A new accounting standards update (ASU) requires all entities that produce financial statements to make a few changes to their classification and disclosures of restricted cash. These changes have multiple effects on not-for-profits and affordable housing properties, including HUD projects.

Why New Non-Profit Housing Entities Should Make the 168(h) Election

The key to making the 168(h) election is to be aware that you can only file it with the GP’s and the not-for-profit’s first tax returns. As long as you set up the partnership the right way and file a written election statement with the IRS, the election will last for the life of the partnership.

Our Peer Review

Audit firms are required by professional standards to have a peer review every three years. Our last peer review was in 2017 and earned a “Pass” rating.

Come meet the rest of our team!