Knowledge and Insights: Newsletters

Are You Complying With New Procurement Standards Under Uniform Guidance?

For all state, local and nonprofit entities that receive federal awards, whether direct or pass through, Uniform Guidance took effect with fiscal years that began after December 26, 2014. Procurement…

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Emerging Cyber Opportunities in Government Contracting

Amid the aftermath of troubling cybersecurity breaches at various government agencies—including the Office of Personnel Management—the U.S. government and Congress have pushed for a major increase in government focus and…

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What Happened While We Watched the Election Ads?

With the election behind us, perhaps we can start thinking about other things and even focus on some events that we may have missed during the fall campaign.  On October…

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End of an Era? Potential Termination of the NJ-PA Reciprocal Tax Agreement

Governor Christie announced this week that he will NOT rescind the New Jersey – Pennsylvania Reciprocal Tax Agreement, as he threatened to do earlier this fall and I wrote about…

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HMDA – Get It Right! The New Rules

The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)/Regulation C remains one of the top three most commonly cited laws by regulatory agencies. In 2010, Congress amended HMDA in the Dodd-Frank Act, which…

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Same-Day ACH Goes Live

In today’s ever-changing world, everything is moving faster, including Automated Clearing House (ACH) transactions, i.e., electronic payments. As you may be aware, effective September 23, 2016, the National Automated Clearinghouse…

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To Audit or Investigate: That Is The Question…

Internal audits serve to provide independent assurance that a company’s risk management, governance and control processes are operating effectively, and address issues that are fundamentally important to the survival and…

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Retire At Your Own Risk

Can you believe that the oldest Baby Boomers (who were born in 1946) will turn 70 this year? Although a lot of younger Boomers continue to be actively involved in…

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Could A PEO Prune Your Employment-Related Hassles?

For business owners, employment-related hassles can sprout like weeds and quickly grow out of control. If you find yourself constantly getting tangled in a thicket of HR and payroll problems,…

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Student Debt – A Growing National Crisis

Over 70 percent of Bachelor’s degree recipients need to borrow money to attend college – having racked up $1.3 trillion in student loan debt nationally. With the average debt being…

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