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More government - less government. The debate rages on in almost every government body. Meanwhile, you must deliver quality public service as efficiently as possible, all while being accountable to many different constituency groups.

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Understanding what PPP loan forgiveness means for federal contractors

Federal contractors who participate, or have subcontractors who participate, in the PPP must consider what the funds mean to them.

  • May 29, 2020

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Addressing COVID-19 challenges among state and local governments

State and local governments can learn from past disasters as well as strategies for navigating these difficult times.

  • Steve Mermelstein, Ann Carroll
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  • May 15, 2020
More guidance issued on PPP repayment; retention credit interaction

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More guidance issued on PPP repayment; retention credit interaction

SBA continues to issue guidance on PPP loan repayment criteria; however more loan forgiveness guidance is necessary.

Here's why organizations should continue to implement GASB 87

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Here's why organizations should continue to implement GASB 87

Do not delay your GASB 87 lease implementation efforts because of the postponement of the GASB 87 effective date.

  • Bob Malinowski, Iyaye Amabeoku
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  • May 13, 2020
State tax review: Qualified improvement property and the CARES Act

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State tax review: Qualified improvement property and the CARES Act

The CARES Act adds to the complexity of state tax conformity to qualified improvement property. Learn how states approach the issue.

  • Brian Kirkell, Mo Bell-Jacobs, Sherri York
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  • May 01, 2020
3 steps to adopting and implementing GASB 87 lease accounting rules

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3 steps to adopting and implementing GASB 87 lease accounting rules

GASB 87 requirements can challenge government entities. Here are three steps to adopting and implementing the new leasing standard.

  • April 22, 2020
IRS issues procedures for the retroactive fix to the retail glitch

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IRS issues procedures for the retroactive fix to the retail glitch

Procedures provide guidance for the retroactive expensing of qualified improvement property and reconsidering of elections.

  • Christian Wood, Tracy Watkins, John Charin
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  • April 20, 2020
How new CMMC requirements will affect your organization

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How new CMMC requirements will affect your organization

Defense contractors must comply with new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification guidelines soon to remain eligible to work with the DoD.

  • Nico Guetatchew, David Carter
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  • March 27, 2020

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