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She wanted the newspaper to know that all of Westwood's tax returns were being resubmitted with amended information to reflect all donations and grants received.
She apologized for being defensive during previous meetings, saying she had an inner ear infection at the time. And she thanked the newspaper for pointing out her organization's spotty bookkeeping.
An accountant is now handling the federal tax forms, according to Neill. She said the updated paperwork wasn't available yet because the accountant was trying to determine why so little of the money had been reported.
Regardless, Neill says she and her husband are now relying on professionals to keep their records up to date.
The reason, she says, is simple: "We're not professional at anything."
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