Ideas & Insights

Ideas & Insights

2015-2016 Tax Guide

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When it comes to tax law, “uncertain” remains the watchword. Given therecent shift in power in Congress and the fact that the President is now in...

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Navigating Uniform Guidance

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As of December 2014, the OMB Uniform Guidance “Super Circular” directive has required organizations receiving federal grants to implement new...

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Strategies for Monetizing Digital Media

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Today’s corporate leadership faces significant challenges and opportunities in a quickly evolving economic environment and increasingly complex...

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The Unexpected Benefits of Outsourcing

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Today’s corporate leadership faces significant challenges and opportunities in a quickly evolving economic environment and increasingly complex...

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A Fiscal Lighthouse for Government Sustainability

By Scott P. Johnson - Partner, MGO Advisory Services
A lighthouse is a tower, building, or other type of structure...

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Fair Value Measurements: Are They Fair?

The accounting industry has been faced with the need to improve the quality of information provided to investors. Separating historical data from...

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How to Pick a CPA Firm

David Letterman jokes, “There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting.” On the contrary, in what can...

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Amortization Deduction for New Businesses

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If you've recently started a business, or if you're in the process of starting one now, you should be aware that the way you treat some of your...

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Cultural Audits for Ethical Reporting

It has been argued that managing by objectives and results can create unintended consequences that can lead to accounting fraud (CPA Journal, "Using...

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Tax Break for Qualified Restaurant Property

Did you know that some improvements to restaurant property (made during the window period described below) qualify for a favorable depreciation rule...

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