Nonprofits

Close-up on financial statements

There are three types of financial statements under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Each one reveals different, but equally…

Comparing internal and external audits

Businesses use two types of audits to gauge financial results: internal and external. Here’s a closer look at how they…

First Quarter Industry Newsletters

Quarterly collection of current topics, news alerts and industry updates. Business Valuations Newsletter – March 28, 2019 Construction Newsletter –…

The 2018 gift tax return deadline is almost here

Did you make large gifts to your children, grandchildren or other heirs last year? If so, it’s important to determine…

Vehicle-expense deduction ins and outs for individual taxpayers

It’s not just businesses that can deduct vehicle-related expenses. Individuals also can deduct them in certain circumstances. Unfortunately, the Tax…

Audits home in on cybersecurity

In 2018, U.S. organizations that suffered a data breach lost an average of $7.91 million as a result. That’s the…

Auditing cashless transactions

Like most businesses, you’ve probably experienced a significant increase in the number of customers who prefer to make cashless payments….

Evaluating your audit committee

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the audit committee — not management or the full board of directors — is directly responsible…

There’s still time to get substantiation for 2018 donations

If you’re like many Americans, letters from your favorite charities have been appearing in your mailbox in recent weeks acknowledging…

M&A due diligence: Don’t accept financial statements at face value

The M&A market was hot last year, and that momentum is expected to continue in 2019. Before acquiring another business,…