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4 Key Strategies for Fueling Growth in 2017 and Beyond

I don’t know if it hit everybody this way, but when I flipped my calendar over to June and realized that the next time I turned a page half of...

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4 Changes Under the New Revenue Recognition Standard That May Affect Taxable Income

Just when you think you’ve got your financial reporting figured out, you hear about the impending new revenue recognition standards. At best, financial reporting under GAAP can be a convoluted...

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LSU Fraud & Forensic Accounting Conference July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017: Baton Rouge, LA – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, and Manger Jessica Cormier, CPA/CFF, CFE, as they present Procurement Fraud in All Entities at the LSU Fraud & Forensic Accounting Conference.

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6 Myths About the R&D Credit That Cost Businesses at Tax Time

The Research & Development (R&D) Credit may be one of the most misunderstood and underused incentives in the federal tax code. There are a lot of myths about the credit...

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Should the Annual Budget Cycle Go Away?

Raise your hand if you’re looking forward to your annual budget process this year. Obviously, I can’t see who has their hand up and who doesn’t. But I’m willing to...

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How the Talent Crunch Is Affecting the Middle Market

Mid-size companies today face significant challenges when it comes to finding, retaining and training qualified employees. The talent gap isn’t unique to mid-size companies, but it can have a more...

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Next-Generation Audits: What’s In It for You?

Like most businesses, we’re constantly seeking to improve our services. The biggest change we’re anticipating and planning for is automation of audit and internal audit services. There is a lot...

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Questions You Should Be Asking About Revenue Recognition

When I talked with folks here at HORNE about the topic for this post, FAQs on the new revenue recognition standards, I asked them what questions they were getting about...

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Trump Tax Reform Outline Offers Much Hope, Few Details

Last week, President Trump released an outline of his tax plan. Many of you have probably seen or heard a few different snippets from it. While it was written very broadly,...

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Top Trends Transforming the Gaming Industry

The Institute of Internal Auditors annual Gaming & Hospitality Conference was held last week in Las Vegas, Nevada. My first trip to Vegas and first time attending the conference left...

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4 Evolving Cyber Disruptions That Should be Included in Your Strategic Planning

In today’s business environment, market disruptions are a persistent topic of strategic planning discussions. Automation, artificial intelligence and increased connectivity will continue to drive our growth strategies, but it is...

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2017 AICPA Controllers Conference November 13-15, 2017

November 13-15, 2017: Orlando, FL – Join Fraud, Forensic and Litigation Services Partner Jeff Aucoin, CPA, CFF, CFE, CIA, as he presents Real Life Fraud and Internal Controls at the 2017 AICPA Controllers Conference.

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Top Risks Impacting Film Tax Incentive Programs

A production with a $25 million budget could have potential fraudulent expenditures of over $1.25 million, or 5% of expenditures, based on most recent ACFE survey. 

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Chart Your Course to the New Revenue Recognition Standard

This outline provides an overview of the steps needed to ensure a smooth transition to the new Revenue Recognition Standard. 

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Fire and Fraud Triangles

Fraud is a significant risk to insurance companies. Most executives and employees understand the risk of fraud but struggle to find the resources to fight it.

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Business Valuation and Small Business Administration Loans

As banks change hands and new owners seek financing, often through Small Business Administration (SBA) loans current SBA Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) require an independent business valuation by a qualified source.

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Whitepaper

New Exempt Employee Rule

The Dept. of Labor projects this new ruling will cost employers an estimated $12 billion over the next 10 years. 

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Prepare For The New Lease Standards

The FASB issued an Accounting Standards Update intended to improve financial reporting on leasing transactions.

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Whitepaper

Cybersecurity Considerations For M&A

Investors must place a higher value on the cyber resilience of a potential acquisition.

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Closing the Talent Gap

As the workforce changes, companies must also change their tools, vision, and culture to recruit and retain top talent.

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Hiring With Stock-Based Compensation

Stock Based Compensation - the key to attracting the key talent for your company.

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Protect Your Business From Costly Financial Errors

Keep your reporting on track with a reliable assurance partner.