NH Department of Revenue Administration Offers Tax Amnesty
During the period between December 1, 2015 and February 15, 2016, the NH DRA will be forgiving all penalties and one-half of interest owed on back taxes.  A general amnesty program of this type has not been available in New Hampshire since 2001.  Eligible taxpayers are advised to take advantage of.....
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The Red Flag Report
Executives Responsible for Organizational Fraud Significant evidence points to a renewed emphasis on the government’s battle against fraud, with an increased emphasis on executives. In September, the Justice Department revealed new policies focusing on the prosecution of individuals, not j.....
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Common Student Activity Fund Issues
Student Activity Funds (SAFs) have always been a high fraud risk area because of their decentralized nature. To address this risk, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) recently issued Student Activity Fund Audit Guidelines. Student Activity Funds have been requir.....
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Are you prepared for the new Federal cost principles?
You have most likely heard something about the new OMB guidance that is applicable in fiscal years 2015 – 2016. Sometimes referred to as the "Super Circular", its official name is the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). The term Super Circular is appropriate however because in the Uniform Guidance, OMB .....
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Scott McIntire Speaks at PERAC's Annual Emerging Issues Forum
Scott McIntire, CPA and Shareholder at Melanson Heath was a guest speaker at the September 17, 2015 Annual Emerging Issues Forum of the Public Employees Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC).  Scott’s presentation demonstrated the real impact and collaboration that will be required in or.....
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