Paul Hammerschmidt

Paul Hammerschmidt is the director of the Exempt Organization Tax Practice in the BDO Greater New York Nonprofit Practice, where he is responsible for the team’s overall service approach and directing its day-to-day work. Having assisted nonprofits with tax issues for more than 25 years, Paul’s experience includes reviewing nonprofit operations to ensure compliance with tax regulations, assisting organizations in analyzing proposed transactions to identify any potential excess benefit transactions and ensuring compliance with intermediate sanctions. Paul also has experience in the evaluation of fundraising activities to determine compliance with IRS and state requirements. Paul is currently an active member of the Exempt Organization Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).