The United States Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Chief Accountant recently stressed, in a letter emailed to plan administrators, the importance of obtaining a quality audit from a qualified and experienced CPA firm. This letter explains that selecting a qualified CPA who has the expertise to perform an audit is a critical responsibility in…

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Isler CPA is pleased to announce that the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world’s leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, awarded Paul Nielson, CPA the globally preferred Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation. CFE’s are knowledgeable in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions Criminology and Ethics Legal Elements…

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Late last week the Federal Audit Clearinghouse (FAC) shut down due to a security incident. The official statement from Census is as follows: The U.S. Census Bureau is investigating an IT security incident relating to unauthorized access to non-confidential information on an external system that is not part of the Census Bureau internal network. Access…

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McGladrey announces new global brand name – RSM McGladrey is taking an important step to bring the middle market to the global market. On Oct. 26, 2015, McGladrey will unite with fellow members of the global network, RSM International, under a common brand name – RSM. Isler CPA is a member of the McGladrey Alliance.

Congratulations to Isler CPA for being named one of the 2015 Oregon Business magazine 100 Best Green Companies To Work For In Oregon. According to Oregon Business Magazine (OBM), Oregon is known for its green-minded citizens, and many workers are attracted to firms and organizations that practice green, not just pay lip service to it….

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On January 16, 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-02, Intangibles—Goodwill and Other (Topic 350): Accounting for Goodwill. This ASU introduces an accounting alternative for private companies that simplifies and reduces the costs associated with the subsequent accounting for goodwill. The effects of a private company electing the accounting alternative…

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