Lori Burghauser



Lori Burghauser, a Principal of SC&H Group’s Tax Services Team, has been with the firm for 16 years,  supervising professional staff dedicated to tax consulting, tax compliance, due diligence for business combinations, and nonprofit tax.

With over 25 years of experience, including former big 4 audit and tax experience, as well as serving as a Controller for a software company, Lori holds public accounting knowledge combined with corporate tax expertise making her a unique asset to clients and the SC&H leadership team.

Lori has served Fortune 500 companies, start-up businesses, and middle market public and private companies. She focuses on providing tax consulting, tax planning, mergers and acquisition consulting, tax compliance and individual tax planning to clients in:

  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services
  • Non-Profit

She has been instrumental is structuring many client acquisitions and sales.  She has helped numerous non-profits comply with taxing authorities’ rules and regulations, not only for them to file correctly, but also for these organizations to understand how organizational change is necessary to retain non-profit tax status.

Lori also provides ASC 740-10 (formerly FAS 109/FIN 48) provision services for public and middle market companies, ensuring client accuracy in financial statements and regulatory reporting for income tax expensing, deferred tax, and uncertain positions.

Lori earned her B.B.A. in Accounting from Loyola University, where she was awarded the Lybrand Medal of Honor. She is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in Maryland, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), for which she serves on the Federal Tax Committee.

Lori has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations, for which she also volunteered her time and services. Currently, she is a board member and treasurer of Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. Outside of the office you can find Lori on the golf course or biking around Maryland trails.

Areas of Expertise


"Individual commitment to a group effort—that is what makes a team work."

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From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.

Lori Burghauser


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