Rebekuh Eley

CPA
Nonprofit Tax Managing Director
BDO USA LLP
Chicago
Illinois

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EXPERIENCE Rebekuh has spent her entire career as a consultant to tax exempt organizations specializing in private foundations, public charities, hospitals, higher education institutions, trade associations, and membership organizations. Although Rebekuh specializes in the tax issues facing exempt organizations, she has a broad tax background encompassing corporate, partnership and individual tax technical knowledge and experience. She concentrates on the tax issues facing nonprofit organizations and their for-profit affiliates, including the myriad of special tax rules that apply to tax-exempt organizations, such as the rules governing excise taxes, unrelated business taxable income, intermediate sanctions, private inurement, lobbying and political activities, information reporting, alternative investments, charitable gifts, tax provision reviews, ASC 740 (FIN 48) documentation and tax controversies. Rebekuh is a national speaker at various forums where she speaks on topics impacting exempt organizations including the AICPA, Illinois CPA Society and Foundation Financial Officers Group. Rebekuh also serves as a member on the Illinois CPA Society Not-for-Profit Committee, Great Lakes Area TE/GE Council, and an associate member of the AICPA Tax Division Exempt Organizations Technical Resource Panel. Rebekuh is a member of BDO’s National Nonprofit & Education Industry Task Force. She has written articles for BDO’s nonprofit industry newsletter, the Nonprofit Standard, and the BDO Blog.