Gregory S. Dowell March 13, 2018 The Not-for-Profit section of the AICPA recently published a list of 10 steps that nonprofits can take to facilitate their annual financial audit.  For the benefit of our nonprofit clients, we are re-printing the list in its entirety: 10 Steps to a Successful Audit – Tips for Not-for-Profit Organizations March…

Equifax Data Breach

September 11, 2017 When Equifax announced last week that its data systems had been compromised by a hacker during the May to July timeframe of this year, every consumer in the U.S. should have taken notice.  Names, addresses, social security numbers and financial information were exposed to hackers.  As one of the three huge credit…

Fraud May Be Happening At Your Organization Right Now – What Are You Doing About It?

by Gregory S. Dowell August 24, 2017 We often have noted the results of the fraud studies that have been performed by the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (“COSO”), which is co-sponsored by the Academy of Certified Fraud Examiners (“ACFE”).  Those studies consistently have pointed out a few interesting results: Small business…