Two Sets of Eyes Are Better Than One
Fraud often occurs when there is a lack of segregation of duties; where one employee is responsible for all phases of a particular transaction. For example, a clerk in the fire department may be responsible for accepting receipts for fire permits, posting the receipt to the permitting system, perfor.....
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Safer Email Practices
With any email message you receive, you should examine it for legitimacy and context. Many messages are easy to pass this test - email from a colleague pertaining to legitimate business activity, replies to or forwarding of an existing conversation. Others are easy to fail the test – an email from.....
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Melanson Heath - 14th Largest Firm in New England
Once again, Melanson Heath ranked as a top firm in Accounting Today's "2015 Top 100 Firms".    As the 14th largest firm in New England, we continue to grow in our commitment to quality.  
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800,000 Taxpayers Received Wrong Tax Info from Health Insurance Marketplace
A recent article by Accounting Today notes - "Approximately 800,000 taxpayers who received health care coverage through the federal insurance marketplace Healthcare.gov were sent the wrong information on their Form 1095-A and are being urged to wait to file their taxes until the first week of March .....
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GASB Releases Two Preliminary Views Documents
Leases and Financial Reporting for Fiduciary Responsibilities The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB or the "Board") recently issued for public comment two Preliminary Views (PV) documents. The first, Leases, includes proposals to improve the accounting and financial reporting for leas.....
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