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Law Requires DC Employers with 20 or more Employees to Provide a Transit Benefit Beginning January 1, 2016

As many of you know, a new D.C. law requires D.C. Employers with 20 or more employees to provide a transit benefit beginning January 1, 2016. A provision of a 2014 D.C. law requiring all D.C. employers (including nonprofits) with 20 or more employees to provide a transit benefit to employees goes into effect on [...]

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Tax|

Tate & Tryon Staff Presenting at 27th Annual Nonprofit Finance & Accounting Symposium

Tate & Tryon’s Doug Boedeker, John Kubichek, and Deborah Kosnett will be presenting at the GWSCPA’s 27th Annual Nonprofit Finance and Accounting Symposium which takes place December 2–4, 2015 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. This annual event provides 2 ½ days of interactive workshops on critical issues and current topics [...]

October 29th, 2015|Categories: Firm News|

Is Your Nonprofit Ready for the New EMV Credit Card Technology Change?

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know to Lessen Liability In October 2015, United States credit card companies officially shifted from swiping credit and debit cards to the chip embedded technology referred to as EMV or Europay, MasterCard, and Visa. EMV is the global base security standard for protecting credit and debit cards by using chip [...]

October 23rd, 2015|Categories: Technology|

Deborah Kosnett Named to AICPA Tax Executive Committee

Tate & Tryon is pleased to announce that Deborah G. Kosnett, CPA, Tax Principal, has been named to the AICPA Tax Executive Committee (TEC) for 2015-2016. The TEC is a senior AICPA committee responsible for policy-setting in the area of taxation. The TEC has the general authority to speak and act on behalf of the [...]

October 21st, 2015|Categories: Firm News|

Tate & Tryon Partner Susan Colladay Honored at 2015 Women to Watch Awards

Tate & Tryon CPAs is pleased to announce that the Greater Washington Society of CPAs (GWSCPA) has named Susan Colladay, CPA, a partner in the firm’s audit and assurance services practice, one of its 2015 Women to Watch Awards recipients. Susan was recognized in the Experienced Leaders category, which highlights “women who made notable contributions [...]

October 15th, 2015|Categories: Firm News|

Tate & Tryon Announces Four New Hires

Tate & Tryon is pleased to announce the addition of four new staff members to our team: Betsy Davis, CPA, Senior Auditor Betsy Davis, CPA has joined our Audit and Assurance Services practice as a Senior Auditor.  Betsy obtained her BS and MS in Accounting from University of Mississippi.  In her most recent position, Betsy [...]

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Firm News|

Using Data Mining to Detect Fraud

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners’ 2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, proactive data monitoring and analysis is one of the most effective anti-fraud controls. Organizations which undertake proactive data analysis techniques experience frauds that are 54% less costly and 50% shorter in duration than organizations that do not [...]

September 26th, 2015|Categories: Fraud Prevention|Tags: |

Tate & Tryon Welcomes Eight New Hires

Tate & Tryon is pleased to announce the addition of eight new staff members to our team: Alice Lai, Senior Accountant Alice Lai has joined our Outsourced Services department as a Senior Accountant. Before coming to Tate & Tryon, Alice served as a Senior Financial Reporting Analyst at Intelsat Corporation. Prior to that, she worked [...]

September 3rd, 2015|Categories: Firm News|

How to Determine which Accounting Software is the Best Fit for your Nonprofit

Accounting has evolved into an industry that is heavily dependent upon technology. Many nonprofits do not realize how much they might benefit from an upgrade in accounting software. For some organizations, there can be a “if it’s not broke, then don’t fix it,” mentality that exists simply because they do not see the long-term value [...]

September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Accounting & Audit|

OMB 2015 Compliance Supplement – Changes for 2015 Audits

In July 2015, OMB released the 2015 Compliance Supplement, which identifies the important compliance requirements relevant to federal programs for use by auditors when performing a Single Audit. The 2015 Compliance Supplement, which is effective for audits of fiscal years beginning after June 30, 2014, brings to light some of the complexities for 2015 audits [...]

September 1st, 2015|Categories: Single Audits|Tags: , , |