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.
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.
When the end of your audit is in sight, the last thing you want to do is answer follow-up questions from HUD about the numbers you submitted. However, these questions are usually easy to answer and will help avoid strongly worded letters and hefty fines.
Though there are many benefits to getting an audit of your financial statements, it’s not always required. Make sure you understand your organization’s financial obligations and goals before seeking what may be an unnecessary expense.