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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Melanson Heath Recruiting Events
Career Fair season has begun; please join us at one of the following events this September 2015. 9/14/2015 Western New England University & MSCPA Networking event 9/16/2015 Assumption College Accounting Career and Internship fair 9/18/2015 UNH Accounting career Fair 9/21/2015 U Mass Amhers.....
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