Books and Articles

Gary Porter has written or co-authored the following books and articles


  • PPC's Guide to Homeowners Associations and Other Common Interest Realty Associations (Updated annually, currently in 28th edition)
  • PPC's Homeowners Association Tax Library (Updated bi-annually, currently in 17th edition)
  • Reserve Study Manual (1987)  (Out of print)
  • Reserve Studies - The Complete Guide (2016)


The Practical Accountant - Tax Planning for residential Homeowners Associations

Common Ground - a publication of CAI

  • AICPA Issues CIRA Guide
  • The Lowest Bid is Not Always the Best Buy
  • Going by the Book
  • A Day in the Life of Chuck Miller

The Ledger Quarterly - a publication of CAI

            More than 100 articles published 1989 - 2004

Dozens of articles published on line since 2011.

Select author Gary Porter and click on "Search" for list of articles

Mr. Porter has also been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and has been published in major newspapers nationwide.

Selected homeowners association articles on this site

Audit Documentation
Communications Between Predecessor and Successor Auditors
Correcting Errors on Prior Year Tax Return

Determining Residential Status of Associations
Directors Financial Responsibilities
Document Management Systems
Audit Committees
Portland Golf Club
Records Retention Guide
Reserves as Capital Contributions
Revenue Ruling 70-604 – The Latest Word
Revenue Ruling 70-604 - Complete Guide

Revenue Ruling 70-604 - Timing of the ElectionRevenue Ruling 70-604 - Timing of the Election
Risks of Form 1120
Safeguarding Association Assets
Saving Association Tax Money
Standards on Technology and Internal Control
Tax Year End Change

US Treasuries Direct