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BMF Wins Best of Accounting® Award

We have been awarded 2021 Best of Accounting Award for providing superior client service. BMF received significantly higher satisfaction scores than the industry average.

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Is This the End of the Limited Scope Audit?

In July, the AICPA Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 136 – Forming an Opinion and Reporting on Financial Statements of Employee Benefit Plans Subject to ERISA. These new standards will go into effect. Read More >>

Multiple Employer Plans: DOL Ruling May Provide U.S. Workers with Greater Access to Retirement Plans

Employer-sponsored retirement savings plans are a proven means for helping working Americans meet their financial needs after they exit the workforce. Some employers would like to offer their workers a retirement plan, but they’re discouraged by concerns related to. Read More >>

Leases and Contract Revenue: Get ready to roll out the new accounting standards

Two major accounting rule changes will soon go into effect — and they’re expected to have major impacts on how many manufacturers and distributors report their financial results. Here are the details, including what’s changing, when the changes must. Read More >>

Why Conducting an Annual Benefit Plan Review is Critical

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) generally requires large employee benefit plans to have a yearly audit conducted. While the main purpose of the audit is to provide reasonable assurance that the plan’s financial statements are presented fairly in. Read More >>

Leveraging Plan Administration while Maintaining Your Fiduciary Responsibility

Under ERISA, employee benefit plan administrators have complete responsibility for all administrative functions of the plan. This includes everything from selecting service providers and investment management to maintaining accurate minutes that document the decision-making processes. Selecting the third-party administrators. Read More >>

Plan Operations: Keys to Switching Service Providers Painlessly

There are plenty of valid reasons for plan sponsors to switch service providers. For example, the performance of their investment provider may come into question, or they may be dissatisfied with the current record-keeper’s services or fees, or a. Read More >>

Does My Benefit Plan Really Need an Audit?

Understanding the 80-120 Participant Rule When it comes to determining the size of your employee benefit plan, nothing seems to cause more confusion among plan sponsors than the so-called “80-120 Participant Rule.” In general, Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. Read More >>