What the Iran Nuclear Deal Could Mean for U.S. Oil Companies

The latest news cycles have been dominated by talk of a deal between world powers, including the United States (U.S.) and Iran, regarding Iran’s ... read more >

Attention 403(b) Plan Sponsors! Relief May Be On The Way!

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) recently released its 2015 Report of Recommendations. ... read more >

Financial Outlook Improves for Colleges and Universities

A U.S. Higher Education In-Depth Sector Report issued July 6, 2015 by Moody’s Investor Services states that during 2014 the higher education sector ... read more >

Not-for-Profit Reporting Model - Part 4: Functional Expense Allocation Review

Given the time of year, many tax-exempt organizations are currently going through their year-end close and may be preparing for an upcoming financial statement ... read more >

Preparation was Stressful, but Well Worth It

Internship

By Kevin Mechas

My Audit Experience It had been a goal of mine to get an internship in public accounting for the summer after my junior year. People would always tell ... read more >

Construction Spending Figures Announced

Construction

By Todd Lucas

On July 1, the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce released its May 2015 construction spending figures, and overall, the news is positive. ... read more >

Department of Labor Finds That Quality May Be Lacking: The DOL's Audit Quality Study

ERISA

By Todd Lucas

The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued “Assessing the Quality of Employee Benefit Plan Audits,” a summary report of its recently completed ... read more >

IRS May Eliminate Asset Discounts on Family Transfers

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) appears to have set its sights on a popular strategy used by taxpayers to transfer wealth to successive ... read more >

Problem-Solving Takes Question-Asking

My Internship Experience Over the past few years, professors, advisors, and even my friends and family have stressed to me how important it is to get a ... read more >