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Identifying Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

In addition to traditional audit and tax services, the DHG Education team is diligent in addressing overlooked challenges and seeking suitable solutions and opportunities. Our experience and insight allows us to help you face industry issues, including:

  • Increasing activity within the Healthcare industry affiliation
  • Budget impacts such as endowment values
  • Increasing dependence on tuition as a general source of revenue
  • Public colleges and universities dependence on government budgets
  • Remaining technologically competitive and up to date
  • Departmental budget cuts
  • Online fraud
  • Aligning with today’s eco-friendly trends

You Need More Than Just a CPA Firm

As an entity within the higher education arena, you face many issues that call for a trusted advisor who is experienced in and understands the industry in which you operate. Furthermore, as higher education systems and healthcare organizations continue to sync up and affiliate, our cross-functional team of professionals are able to combine industry and service experience from education to healthcare, as we provide superior service to our clients and serve as their one-stop shop.

DHG is Here for You

Our professionals are proud to serve as your trusted advisors. Whether your needs require services that strictly relate to education or also combine the knowledge of our education and healthcare groups, we are here for you.

DHG’s Education professionals serve the following industry segments:

  • For-profit colleges and universities
  • Not-for-profit colleges and universities
  • Research and teaching hospitals and health systems
  • Higher education healthcare affiliates
  • Foundations related to colleges and universities
  • Community colleges
  • Technical training organizations
  • Secondary schools



  • Charitable Trust Returns
  • Executive Compensation and Excess Benefit Analysis
  • Federal and State Tax Credits
  • Foreign Account Reporting
  • IRS Form 990 and Form 1120 Preparation and Related Advisory Services
  • Joint Ventures
  • State Solicitation and Filing Requirements
  • Unrelated Business Income Tax

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Serving Over 100 Higher Education Clients at Home and Abroad

In addition to serving higher education clients for more than 40 years, DHG has demonstrated a deep commitment to the education industry through continuous education, active association involvement and practical, real world solutions for our clients.  We currently serve more than 100 higher education clients across 10 states and 1 client internationally.  DHG supports the following associations related to higher education:

  • National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO)
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
  • Southern Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (SASFAA)
  • North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NCASFAA)
  • Southern Association of Colleges and University Business Officers (SACUBO)
  • Eastern Association of Colleges and University Business Officers (EACUBO)
  • Virginia Association of Independent Colleges & Universities
  • North Carolina Association of Independent Colleges & Universities

In addition to our wide spread involvement in the education industry, we also leverage significant experience in the healthcare industry. As many healthcare organizations operate as affiliates of a higher education entity, we strategically collaborate across industries to facilitate our client’s specific needs and provide maximum growth opportunities.

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