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GASB Update No. 84: Identifying and Reporting Fiduciary Activities

To improve guidance for state and local government fiduciary funds reporting, the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued Statement No. 84, Fiduciary Activities in January 2017. That statement is effective for all fiscal years beginning after December 15, 2018, so cities, schools,…

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Cover All the Bases with a Background Check

Background checks don’t inoculate companies against occupational fraud and other criminal acts by employees. After all, many thieves have never been caught and, therefore, have no criminal background.

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What Do You Need to Know About Tariffs on Chinese Goods?

Trade tensions between the United States and China have led to a series of tariff increases and tariff threats by both countries since July 2018. The United States implemented its latest round of tariff increases on Chinese imports on September 1, 2019, when additional tariffs of 15% on…

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