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Revenue Recognition

The new Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers, fundamentally changes how companies across nearly every industry will recognize revenue. Learn more about how this affects you and your business as well as what’s required and the effective dates.

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Large capital projects can be beneficial to an entire tribe, especially if completed on time and within budget. A midpoint or close-out construction audit can help tribes protect their investment from risk and potentially find substantial savings.

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(Run time: 69:00) This webcast discusses key issues and questions associated with Uniform Guidance implementation. Topics covered will include an overview of the key changes under the Uniform Guidance, including a discussion regarding the new audit requirements; best practice...

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Organizations that receive federal funds must follow new processes for procurement under the uniform guidance. In this Insight, we cover the five procurement methods as well as best practices for implementing the guidance.

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Project planning can be overwhelming, especially for a health care business that doesn’t specialize in construction management. In addition to setting up certain controls within the contract, an outside cost audit can help mitigate financial risk.

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The Bureau of Indian Affairs is requesting comments on a new draft policy for determining how tribes’ contract support costs are calculated under self-determination contracts and self-governance funding agreements.

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(Oregon Healthcare News) Tony Andrade, Moss Adams partner, comments on Accountable Health Communities Model, a new funding initiative introduced by CMS, that will focus on health-related social needs of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries.

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EVERETT, Wash., March 31, 2016—Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, appointed Eric Nicholson its national practice leader for Ancillary Health Care Services, a significant practice at the firm and area of growth.&nbsp...

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Nondefense agencies and defense contractors should be formulating alternate ways to obtain audits for their non-DOD contracts now that the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) is prohibited from providing audit support to them.

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Wineries and vineyards have a number of tax-planning opportunities available to them—from accounting method elections to domestic international sales corporations, farming income averaging, and more. Learn more in this Insight.

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IRS Notice 2016-17, issued February 5, 2016, defers penalties for universities offering premium reduction arrangements for student health plans. The guidance offers transition relief for plan or policy years starting before January 1, 2017.

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Proposed Oregon Initiative Petition 28 would impose an unlimited gross receipts tax on C corporations with Oregon sales of more than $25 million. If passed, this tax would have significant ramifications for businesses and residents in Oregon.

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(California Healthcare News) Whether you agree or disagree with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, it has begun an evolution in the health care industry and is driving significant change and innovation.

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(Run time: 66:00) Businesses could see significant tax savings in tax year 2015 and beyond through select provisions from the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. These provisions relate to the Section 179 expensing election to immediately deduct the cost of certa...

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Effective January 1, 2017, new off-campus hospital departments will be subject to site-neutral payments—in other words, they won’t be reimbursable under the outpatient prospective payment system. Details in this Insight.

Webcast
(Run time: 69:00) Understanding the impacts of Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 on hospital off-campus outpatient departments.

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The IRS extended some due dates for some filings required by the ACA. Employers must provide Forms 1095-B or 1095-C to employees by March 31 and all Forms 1095 to the IRS by February 29 (if paper) or June 30 (if electronic).

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The PATH Act makes many popular business tax breaks permanent while extending others through 2016 or 2019. We look at some of the provisions that may produce significant tax savings for businesses in 2015 and beyond.

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The 2014 revisions to Form 990 Schedule A contained a number of changes for tax-exempt entities, and Type I, II, and III supporting organizations will feel the greatest impact. We give an overview of the new classification tests.

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The IRS’s Tax Exempt & Government Entities division has released its priority guidance work plan to review its activities in 2015 and communicate its areas of focus for the year ahead. We give an overview of its key areas.

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Two Defense Contract Audit Agency memorandums indicate an increasing focus on expressly unallowable costs—not all of which must be stated in direct terms in a federal contract. Details in this Insight.

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