Archive for the ‘Public Sector’ Category

How Local Governments Can Minimize Audit Findings on Federal Disaster Aid

The 2017 hurricane season made history as the most expensive hurricane season to date. Last year, hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and […]

GASB Increases Debt Disclosure Requirements

In March of this year, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued a new requirement that all governments are expected […]

Sales Tax Changes to Affect Louisiana Retailers and Purchasers Alike

As part of a larger budget deal, new Louisiana sales tax laws were approved by lawmakers late last week. The […]

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 […]

Sweeping Tax Overhaul Signed Into Law

(Dec. 22, 2017) President Trump has now signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1) into law. This bill […]

Government Lessees Beware – How Leases are Accounted for is About to Change

If you are a state or local government agency, a lot is about to change. The Government Accounting Standards Board […]

A Cash Flow Analysis Can Save Your Business

Financial experts claim that 82 – 90% of small business failures are caused by poor cash flow. Many profitable companies […]

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 […]

The Benefits of Preparing a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) reports that 4,231 organizations received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting […]

Rebuilding Resources for Individuals and Businesses Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Our hearts go out to all of you affected by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. As a Gulf Coast company […]