Hinricher & Cousino, LLP is a Certified Public Accounting firm serving clients with accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and audit services. Located in Thousand Oaks California, our firm serves clients throughout the United States, with a significant majority in the counties of Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside of Southern California.

Our CPAs understand the intricacies of the tax code and the needs of small businesses, individuals, couples, families, and not for profit entities. Providing a wide range of tax and accounting services our accountant professionals provide legally sound and financially clear guidance to every client.

Non Profit

Hinricher & Cousino, LLP works closely with nonprofit organizations to ensure they remain successful and compliant with the ever changing tax law and audit and financial statement requirements.  This starts with an intimate understanding of the issues nonprofits face and expertise in local, state, and federal compliance requirements; whether a start-up or a well-established organization.  We assist our clients with internal control, accounting policies and procedures, chart of accounts, general business management, payroll, sales tax, and other issues as they may arise.

Our audits are efficient and effective and are tailored to your organization's size and needs.  We offer audit, review, compilation, and tax services; and specialize in:

  • Audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (Yellow Book)
  • Audits in accordance with  Federal Single Audit Act (OMB A-133)
  • Housing and Urban Development ("HUD") audits
  • Audits of employee-benefit-plans

Other nonprofit services our firm provides:

  • Federal and state tax return preparation
  • Applications for exempt status
  • Agreed-upon-procedures engagements
  • Consulting and planning, including:
    • Unrelated business income issues
    • Accounting for grants from government agencies
    • Considerations for temporarily and permanently restricted contributions
    • Fundraising
    • Expansion of a charity through growth or absorption of other charitable entities 

Peer Review

Pursuant to recently-enacted U.S. Treasury Department Regulations, we are now required to advise you that, unless otherwise expressly indicated, any federal tax advice contained in this communication, including attachments and enclosures, is not intended or written to be used, and may not be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any tax-related matters addressed herein.