High quality, professional services, very competitively priced

About Brunhofer & Balise LLP

Tax Professionals in Paramus NJ

Brunhofer & Balise was founded in 1998 by Susan Brunhofer and David Balise. Our primary focus is on serving non-profit organizations, but we also offer a complete range of accounting and tax services for businesses and individuals.

Our Services

Non-Profit Accounting Services
We specialize in accounting for non-profit organizations. We perform Single Audits, “Yellow Book” audits, standard audits, and reviews and compilations for a wide variety of non-profit organizations. Our services include preparing 990 and 990-T federal returns, and preparing state information returns.

Business Financial Statements
We perform audits, reviews and compilations for businesses. Our staff also has expertise in consolidating businesses that are under common ownership.

Tax Preparation
We prepare income taxes for businesses, non-profit organizations, partnerships, and individuals quickly, accurately and inexpensively.


Non-profit, business, or individual? No matter what your accounting needs are, our experienced staff can provide solutions.


• Audits, reviews, and compilations
• Single audits in accordance with the Uniform Guidance
• Audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (“Yellow Book”)
• Complete federal and state tax services
• Support and consultation


• Audits, reviews, and compilations
• Complete federal and state tax services, including consolidated returns


• Individual tax return preparation
• Free electronic filing

Professional Service

Brunhofer & Balise LLP can offer a full range of accounting services, while giving you the individual attention that you need.

Years of Experience

Brunhofer & Balise LLP has volumes of experience working through IRS audit strategies and financial issues. We guarantee that your business is in good hands at all times.


Proven Quality

As required by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AIPCA), our firm undergoes an outside peer review of quality control standards every three years. Click here to view our most recent peer review results from January 2022. 

Serving Your Business

Brunhofer & Balise LLP provides support in all areas of business consulting. Let our team guide you with a financial strategy that leads to business growth and success.

Our Staff

Susan Brunhofer, MBA, CPA

Susan Brunhofer, MBA, CPA

Susan Brunhofer is Senior Partner of Brunhofer & Balise, LLP and has over 25 years of experience in public accounting, working with both business and not-for-profit engagements. In addition, she has experience as a CFO in small and medium size not-for-profit and government entities, and has a broad understanding of the operational challenges they face. Susan is the lead reviewer of the financial statements and work papers for most audit, review and compilation engagements for the firm, and is responsible for maintaining the quality control standards of the AICPA.

Susan enjoys the comradery of working with the firm team. She is also a graduate of a culinary school in Denver, and enjoys spending time with family, camping and hiking. Susan holds CPA licenses in Pennsylvania and Colorado.

David Balise, CPA

David Balise, CPA

David Balise is Managing Partner of Brunhofer & Balise, LLP, and has over 20 years of public accounting experience. He has broad knowledge of non-profit accounting, auditing, and taxes, including “Single Audits” in accordance with the Uniform Guidance, and audits according to Government Auditing Standards (“yellow book”). He is also the engagement partner for various business audits and reviews, and has extensive experience preparing consolidating audits and tax returns for affiliated companies. David is a recipient of the Elijah Watt Sells award from the AICPA, for outstanding performance on the CPA exam.

In addition to auditing and tax experience, David assists many clients with budgeting and cash flow management, and other consulting services. He enjoys yoga, karate, biking, and hiking. He holds CPA licenses in New York, New Jersey, and Washington DC.

Ping Yap, CPA

Ping Yap, CPA

Ping Yap is an Audit Manager at Brunhofer & Balise, LLP with over 15 years of experience in public accounting. Ping primarily performs audits but also performs reviews and compilations and provides consulting and bookkeeping services for clients.

Ping’s responsibilities include planning, supervising, assessing risks, and reviewing internal control systems to identify potential weaknesses or deficiencies. He performs Single Audits and Yellow Book audits for educational institutions and other NPOs. Ping also works with clients in commercial industries including hospitality, news media, security services, performing arts venues, and others. Ping enjoys listening to heavy metallic rock and roll music, and working out in the gym. He holds CPA licenses in New Jersey, New York and California.

Julie Balise

Julie Balise

Julie Balise holds the position of Staff Accountant. Julie has experience as a field auditor for a variety of non-profit organizations, and also has experience with business audits and reviews. Her responsibilities include performing in-depth field work, working with clients to review internal controls, and preparing tax returns and financial statements.

Julie prides herself on fostering strong client partnerships through good communication and attention to detail, and takes an analytical and practical approach to solving problems. In her spare time Julie is a volunteer karate instructor, and enjoys writing and design.




Fax: 201-483-7421

287 N Farview Avenue

Paramus NJ, 07652

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