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Articles & Publications

FASB Moving Forward with Finalizing Leasing Standards

November 12, 2015 Client Advisor

It’s just about official! Leases are going to be on the balance sheet effective 2019 for public companies and 2020 for private companies. After a vote on Wednesday, November 11th, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) will finally publish,. Read More >>

BWC Transitions to Prospective Billing for Private Employers

July 17, 2015 The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) is transitioning to a prospective billing cycle effective with the start of their new fiscal year July 1, 2015.  “Prospective billing” is an insurance industry standard practice that will. Read More >>

Is Your Business Healthy?

As a business owner, your goal is to nurture and grow a successful company. But maybe your goal should be aiming for a successful and healthy company; because unfortunately, “successful” doesn’t always equal “healthy.” Yes, a successful business is. Read More >>

What’s Your End Game? The Importance of Succession Planning

If you are like many small business owners, you have worked hard for much of your life to build your company into a successful enterprise.  But have you devoted the same planning and attention to your business’ “end game?” . Read More >>

Keeping a Weekly Scoreboard

February 2, 2015 Client Advisor

How is your business doing? More importantly, how do you know how it’s doing? Most business owners have a sense of how their company is performing, but relying on instinct doesn’t often translate to the bottom line. Without regular. Read More >>

New Accounting Alternative for Private Company Business Acquisitions

December 30, 2014 Client Advisor

On December 23, 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards update No. 2014-18, Accounting for Identifiable Intangible Assets in a Business Combination. Previous U.S. GAAP regulations mandated that the acquirer of a business must identify and. Read More >>

Accounting for Revenue Recognition Will be Changing Soon

After nearly 13 years of work, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) issued their converged standard on revenue recognition on May 28.  The objective of the new revenue standard is to provide a. Read More >>

Big GAAP vs. Little GAAP vs. No GAAP

The AICPA Issues the Financial Reporting Framework for Small- and Medium-Sized Entities In June 2013, the American Institute of CPAs issued the Financial Reporting Framework for Small- and Medium- Sized Entities (FRF for SMEs), a new option for businesses. Read More >>

Private Company Counsel provides relief from consolidation rules

Relief, at long last!  On March 20, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued long-sought relief to private companies from a rule that required them to consolidate separate companies under common control when one of the companies leases from. Read More >>

FASB Issues Revised Proposal for Lease Standards

In March 2011, we advised that the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) were considering dramatic changes to the accounting rules for leases exposure draft issued in August 2010, after significant concerns were. Read More >>