Though balance sheet accounts are the customary focus of auditors, revenue is a key income statement account. And it may steal the spotlight in the coming audit season. Contact us to help ensure your company …Read More

 

Paying your taxes is serious—and the government wants you to know it. For the first time in years, Minnesota and Wisconsin now have a permanent director in the U.S. Attorney’s office dedicated to fighting tax …Read More

 

From bad debts to pending lawsuits, a company’s financial statements may not disclose everything stakeholders need to know to assess its financial health. What’s undisclosed on a company’s financial statements can be just as significant …Read More

 

Conducting Risk Assessments

Your auditor conducts an updated risk assessment every year when preparing financial statements. Learn how CPAs factor risk assessments into their audit procedures. 3-Prong Assessment Audit risk is a combination of three components: Control risk. …Read More

 

It’s getting to be that time of the year to review your business’s expenses for deductibility. The deductibility of certain expenses is obvious, while in other cases it’s unclear. And the TCJA affects many business …Read More

 

Who’s monitoring your licenses? Whether due to error or fraud, underpayments may happen when your company licenses intellectual property to others. An external audit can ensure accurate royalty payments. The agreement The parties’ attorneys usually …Read More

 

Independent Contractor vs. Employee: Worker Classification Matters Many employers mistakenly believe that the misclassification of employees as independent contractors doesn’t really matter, so long as the contractors satisfy all of their tax obligations. This couldn’t …Read More

 

Tax reform has opened the door for more companies to use the simpler cash method of accounting. Small businesses tend to convert to accrual-basis reporting vs. cash for federal tax purposes. While simpler is often …Read More

 

Too often, businesses allocate all or most of a building’s acquisition or construction costs to real property, overlooking opportunities to allocate costs to shorter-lived personal property or land improvements and boost current tax deductions. The …Read More

 

Ultimately, people typically prefer to do business with people they know, like and trust. But related-party transactions can provide opportunities for individuals to act in a way that creates confusion between the concerns of the …Read More