Levels Of Assurance: Choosing The Right Option For Your Business Today

The COVID-19 crisis is causing private companies to re-evaluate the type of financial statements they should generate for 2020. Some are considering downgrading to lower levels of assurance to reduce financial reporting costs — but a downgrade may compromise [...]

By |2020-10-02T16:52:57-04:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, GAAP, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Levels Of Assurance: Choosing The Right Option For Your Business Today

External Audits Offer Many Benefits to Nonprofits

Your nonprofit organization may be required to hire an independent outside CPA to audit its books, depending on its annual gross receipts and other factors. Even when external audits aren’t mandated, however, they’re often recommended. These audits can provide [...]

By |2020-07-17T12:47:33-04:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, Nonprofit|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on External Audits Offer Many Benefits to Nonprofits

Asset Impairment is Expected to Hit 2020 Financial Statements

Some companies are expected to report impairment losses in fiscal year 2020 because of the COVID-19 crisis. Depending on the nature of your operations and assets, the pandemic could be considered a “triggering event” that warrants interim impairment testing. [...]

By |2020-06-19T13:42:33-04:00June 19th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19, GAAP|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Asset Impairment is Expected to Hit 2020 Financial Statements

Year-End Accounting Recap

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) hasn’t issued any major new accounting rules in 2019. But there have been some important developments to be aware of when preparing annual financial statements under U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Deferral of [...]

By |2019-12-27T13:03:03-05:00December 27th, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog, GAAP, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Year-End Accounting Recap

GAAP vs. Tax-Basis: Which is Right for your Business?

Most businesses report financial performance using U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). But the income-tax-basis format can save time and money for some private companies. Here’s information to help you choose the financial reporting framework that will work for your [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:03:32-05:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , |Comments Off on GAAP vs. Tax-Basis: Which is Right for your Business?

Private Companies: Have You Implemented the New Revenue Recognition Standard?

Private companies that follow U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) must comply with the landmark new revenue recognition standard in 2019. Many private company CFOs and controllers report that they still have significant work to do to meet the [...]

By |2019-11-11T20:04:49-05:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , |Comments Off on Private Companies: Have You Implemented the New Revenue Recognition Standard?

How to Prepare for Year-End Physical Inventory Counts

As year end approaches, it’s time for calendar-year entities to perform physical inventory counts. This activity is more than a compliance chore. Proactive companies see it as an opportunity to improve operational efficiency. Inventory basics Under U.S. Generally Accepted [...]

By |2020-01-03T20:02:45-05:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Prepare for Year-End Physical Inventory Counts

Audit Opinions: How your Financial Statements Measure Up

Audit opinions differ depending on the information available, financial viability, errors discovered during audit procedures and other limiting factors. The type of opinion your auditor issues tells stakeholders whether you’re in compliance with accounting rules and likely to continue [...]

By |2020-01-06T18:14:28-05:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services|Tags: , |Comments Off on Audit Opinions: How your Financial Statements Measure Up

What the New Lease Standard Means for the Food and Beverage Industry

As a business owner, you likely started your business because of a great product and a passion for your craft. Whether innovating the production of chocolate or sharing your family’s bread recipe with the world, analyzing accounting standards and [...]

By |2019-03-20T17:13:14-04:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Central Valley, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on What the New Lease Standard Means for the Food and Beverage Industry
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