ACCOUNTING, AUDITING & ATTEST SERVICES


Leases: A Portfolio Approach
 

Leases: A Portfolio Approach

Posted: May 30, 2018
Shifting application from an individual lease to a portfolio level offers practicality and cost minimization for companies adopting FASB’s new lease accounting standard. Here are tips for applying a portfolio approach.


The New Lease Accounting Standard: Don
 

The New Lease Accounting Standard: Don't Delay Compliance

Posted: March 2, 2018
Although the 2019 implementation dead­line for the new lease accounting standard seems a long way off, companies must be­gin preparing now. Compiling a complete inventory of a company’s lease agreements and key terms is a critical first step.

Fee Disclosures and Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA
 

Fee Disclosures and Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA

Posted: January 5, 2018
The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Section 401(a)(1) requires fiduciaries of retirement plans to make decisions that are in the best interests of the participants of the plan. To assist fiduciaries in selecting and monitoring service providers, the Department of Labor passed regulations under ERISA Section 408(b)(2) that have been effective since July 1, 2012.

Tax Season – A Different Kind of Boot Camp
 

Tax Season – A Different Kind of Boot Camp

Posted: January 3, 2018
How one survives tax season at a public accounting firm is often personal and cannot be explained. With long hours and countless demands on staff, senior management has come to offer innovative services to boost morale and keep clients coming back.

Revenge of the Bookkeepers
 

Revenge of the Bookkeepers

Posted: May 10, 2017
Bookkeeping companies are now bolting on value-added services, such as consulting and strategic advisory. In the process, they’re servicing small and mid-sized businesses. See what trends are occurring.

Compilation or Preparation? Informing Clients and Users
 

Compilation or Preparation? Informing Clients and Users

Posted: November 1, 2016
With new choices for whether to compile or prepare financial statements, how are CPAs educating users? And what factors are clients considering when opting for these levels of service? We offer some tips.

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