Archive for the ‘Audit and Assurance Services’ Category

Contractors: Are You Ready to Implement the New Lease Standard?

In early 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the body that sets accounting principles for U.S. entities, released a […]

Accounting for Financial Instruments: New Requirements

The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has made a significant change to accounting standards related to accounting for financial instruments. […]

Provisions for Estimated Contract Losses

Revenue Recognition Options Companies with long-term fixed-priced contracts typically recognize revenue using one of two methods: The percentage-of-completion method, whereby […]

What Should I Do About GDPR?

GDPR is a buzzword that has been in the news frequently these past few months. GDPR, which stands for General […]

Deducting or Amortizing Start-up Costs and Organizational Costs

Starting a new business venture can be exciting. Whether you are forming your first company or expanding into a new […]

How will the new lease accounting standard affect your business?

For fiscal periods beginning after December 15, 2018, businesses will have to start reporting leases differently on their balance sheets. […]

Introducing New Legislative Auditor Statewide Agreed-Upon Procedures

On February 10, 2017, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) initiated statewide agreed-upon procedures (AUPs) affecting local governments and quasi-public organizations, […]

New changes to the Federal Audit Clearinghouse data collection form


Company Layoffs May Lead to EBP “Partial Plan Terminations”

Business owners need to be aware that significant employee layoffs may lead to unintended partial plan terminations. In our region, […]

How FASB’s new lease standard affects oil and gas companies

The Financial Accounting Standards Board has made significant changes to the way assets and liabilities arising from leases must be reported.