Under New Management: PCAOB Outlines Priorities for Coming Year

June 27, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA In early 2018, the leadership of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) changed hands. The new board members have taken a fresh look at the previous standard-setting agenda. In June, Chairman William Duhnke told the PCAOB’s … read more

Compliance Newsflash – June 27, 2018

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Compliance Newsflash – June 20, 2018

June 20, 2018

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Which Intangibles Should Private Firms Report Following a Merger?

June 18, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA 2018 is expected to be a hot year for mergers and acquisitions. But accounting for these transactions under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) can be complicated, especially if the deal involves intangible assets. Fortunately, the Financial … read more

Related-Party Transactions

June 11, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Business owners generally prefer to work with entities they know and trust. But related-party transactions can provide opportunities for individuals to act in a manner that’s inconsistent with the interests of shareholders. That’s why auditors take pains … read more

Compliance Newsflash – June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

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Don’t Let Collaborative Arrangements Cause Financial Reporting Headaches

June 4, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Businesses often enter into so-called “collaborative arrangements” when they partner with another entity on a major project. Unfortunately, the current guidance for these types of arrangements under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is somewhat vague. Here … read more

Compliance Newsflash – May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018

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It’s Time For a Mid-Year Checkup!

May 29, 2018

By Scott Levy, CPA Time flies when you’re busy running a business. But it’s important to occasionally pause and assess interim performance — otherwise you’re likely to be surprised by the year-end results. When reviewing midyear financial reports, however, recognize their … read more

Are you ready for the new not-for-profit reporting standard?

By Scott Levy, CPA Starting in 2018, a new accounting standard goes into effect for charities, public universities and colleges, and other types of cultural, religious and trade-related not-for-profits. Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2016-14, Not-for Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation of … read more

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