OMB Approves Compliance Supplement Addendum for COVID-19 Programs

On December 22, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget approved and posted the Compliance Supplement Addendum for COVID-19 programs administered in 2020. This addendum is effective for audits beginning after June 30, 2019. The reason for the addendum is to provide guidance for entities with COVID-19 program expenditures that

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Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2020

COVID-19 has had a monumental impact on the economic landscape in 2020, and the repercussions will be felt long after the year is over. While economic studies of retirement contributions for 2020 have found that most participants stayed the course during the pandemic and continued regular retirement contributions, the overwhelming

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What Public Companies can Teach Us About Lease Accounting

In 2016, the FASB issued the lease accounting standard (ASU 2016-02, Leases (ASC 842)). The impact of this standard is significant as almost every company will see their balance sheet change as a result of the standard. However, it is debatable as to whether this standard is more significant than

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Does Your 401(k) Plan Need An Audit?

Some businesses’ 401k and retirement plans are too small to need an external audit. Generally speaking, only when your participant count exceeds 100 will you be required to conduct a benefit plan audit. However, there is one exception to this general rule. The “80-120 rule,” as it is commonly known,

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