Laura Kalick

Laura Kalick

Tax Director


BDO Greater Washington, D.C.



Executive Summary

Laura is the Tax Consulting Director for BDO USA’s National Healthcare and Nonprofit and Education  Practices. She has over 35 years of experience in both private and government practice, including with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) National Office, the United States Senate, large accounting firms, and law firms.  Laura has advised a diverse group of complex exempt entities, including hospitals and healthcare organizations, colleges and universities, charities, foundations, trade associations, and social welfare organizations.
Laura’s areas of focus include private inurement and benefit, intermediate sanctions, unrelated business income and allocation of expenses, taxable subsidiaries, private use of tax-exempt bonds, charitable contributions, joint ventures, royalty, affinity, and sponsorship agreements, debt-financed income, lobbying and political activity, and compensation arrangements.  Laura also works with nonprofit clients on applications for exemption, ASC 740-10(FIN 48) documentation, IRS audits, and the Form 990.

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association, Intermediate Sanctions Subcommittee Chair
American Health Lawyers Association
American Society of Association Executives
District of Columbia Bar
Exempt Organization Tax Review (Tax Analysts), Editorial Board
Healthcare Financial Management Association


L.L.M., Taxation, Georgetown University
J.D., George Washington University
B.A., University of Michigan

Community Involvement

Environmental and Energy Study Institute, Trustee
Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance, Advisory Board