Private foundations and not-for-profits must protect themselves from the self dealing by disqualified persons or risk the IRS levying an excise tax.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Self-Dealing


Candice Meth, National Leader for EisnerAmper’s Not-for-Profit Services Practice, discusses what private foundations need to know about self-dealing: the types of transactions involved, consequences for violating the rules, what private foundations can do to protect themselves and more.

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Dave Plaskow: Hello and welcome to EisnerAmper’s Podcast Series. We’re always interested in the latest trends and developments as well as any related business and accounting opportunities and challenges. Today we’re going to examine the seven deadly sins of self-dealing at private foundations. I’m your host Dave Plaskow. With us today is Candice Meth, National Leader for EisnerAmper’s Not-For-Profit Services Practice. Candice, welcome and thanks for being here.

Candice Meth: Thanks so much for having me, Dave.

Candice Meth is the National Leader for the firm’s Not-for-Profit Services Practice with experience in oversight of the audits of the financial statements and employee benefit plans of various types of not-for-profit entities.

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