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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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Cash Under Control: Four Steps for School Districts

From the football concession stand to the kindergarten teacher collecting field trip money, cash can be a controller’s nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be. Some thoughtful planning and a little bit of employee and volunteer training can go a long way to keeping your district out of trouble — and…

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Going Beyond the Numbers with Quality of Earnings Reports

A Quality of Earnings (QOE) report allows potential buyers in mergers and acquisitions to evaluate seller’s reported earnings, ensuring their accuracy and sustainability. Sellers can also obtain their own QOE reports to spot potential problems that might derail a transaction, and identify methods…

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2019 Q4 Tax Calendar: Key Deadlines for Businesses and Other Employers

Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the fourth quarter of 2019. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us to ensure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and to…

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2019 Q4 Tax Deadlines Calendar

To help ensure you don’t miss any important Q4 deadlines, we’ve provided a summary of when various tax-related forms, payments and other actions are due. Contact us to find out how Weaver can help your company.

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