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Tax Reform

The new tax reform law, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, was signed by President Trump on December 22, 2017. It represents the most sweeping rewrite of federal tax code in more than 30 years. Visit our dedicated tax reform page to learn more about implications for you and your business.

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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Combining technical expertise with our keen understanding of our clients' businesses, we offer knowledgeable commentary on a broad spectrum of accounting, tax, finance, and business operations issues.

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Like most people, businesses often take their utility services for granted, meaning we rarely consider there’s an alternative to paying the rates that show up on our bills. But your business does have options and may be able to more effectively manage its service costs. Learn more in this Insight.

Article
What’s holding your business back from its growth objectives? For many, it’s simply a question of cash flow—a challenge tax credits and incentives can help solve by freeing up funds you can reinvest in your business. We look at some of the most widely claimed opportunities in this Insight.

Article
Second only to companies in the communications sector, life sciences IPOs dominated the US markets in 2014. We look at how companies in the sector performed, what contributed to their success, and how we can expect 2015 to play out. Read more in this Insight.

Alert
Few phone calls warrant as much seriousness among taxpayers as a call from the IRS—which makes a rise in fraudulent IRS calls and emails worrisome. This overview will help you identify fraudulent contacts and take the right steps to avoid falling victim.

Article
Companies looking to grow have many capital strategies available—from increasing working capital via lending to pursuing a private equity transaction or acquisition. We look at how these options work and where they fit into each stage of a company’s life cycle in this Insight.

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Beyond the risks inherent in financial reporting and federal compliance, today’s organizations face increasing demands for information and a constantly expanding use of technology—both of which bring reputational and financial risk with them. We look at priorities and steps to take in this Insight.

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Amid a whirlwind of projects by the FASB and the SEC and corresponding guidance provided by banking regulators, keeping up can be a challenge—let alone deciding which decisions are right for your bank. We look at some of the major areas of change in this Insight.

Alert
By March 2, 2015, taxpayers will need to submit their statement and payment of San Francisco’s new gross receipts tax, which began its phase-in period in June 2014. We cover what taxpayers need to know to pay the tax and avoid penalties in this Alert.

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Broadcasting and telecommunications companies and those that provide e-services to customers in the European Union need to be aware of new value added tax (VAT) rules that require them to collect VAT for the countries in which their customers are located. Details in this Insight.

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(Run time: 57:36) Webcast presented by Tom Sanger, partner, and Peter Henderson, Manager, Moss Adams LLp.

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Revenue cycle management is already a challenge for many health care organizations. And during an affiliation, keeping things running smoothly can become even trickier. We look at best practices and areas organizations should focus on in this Insight.

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What is benefit responsiveness, and how does it apply to your employee benefit plan? We look at stable-value fund investments, what they bring to portfolios, and the related reporting requirements in this Insight.

Alert
A new accounting alternative allows private companies to elect not to recognize certain intangible assets in business combinations but rather to include them in goodwill. We take a closer look at the new alternative and its related requirements in this Alert.

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ASC Topic 606 represents a fundamental change in how companies across industries will be required to recognize revenue from contracts with customers—a change that’s especially relevant to construction contractors. We cover the FASB’s five-step process and some important areas to note in this Insight

Press Release
SEATTLE, December 16, 2014 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced it has agreed to acquire the regulatory compliance and financial consulting portion of Houston-based telecommunications company CHR Sol...

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SEATTLE, October 6, 2014 – Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the nation, today announced the admittance of 10 professionals to its partnership, effective October 1.  The new partners—based in 9 of the firm's 22 office...

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SEATTLE, October 2, 2014 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced that one of its partners, Andy Mattson, has been appointed vice chair of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ IR...

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SEATTLE, August 25, 2014 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced that Wenli Wang has been appointed the new partner in charge of its San Francisco office. Wang succeeds Tullus Miller, who was named lead...

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SAN FRANCISCO, August 11, 2014 — Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, today announced that Gregory Matayoshi has joined the firm as a director of IT consulting. In this role, Matayoshi will serve businesses throughout...

Report
Newly public life sciences companies as well as those considering a future IPO can understand and learn from accounting issues that have been a focus of scrutiny by the SEC. In this special report we analyze SEC comment letter trends to help you prepare.

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