State and Local Government

Cyber Hygiene: State Auditor Says It’s Time for State Agencies to Clean Up Their IT Act

By Karl Kispert On July 16, 2019, the auditor of the State of California released a report taking to task at least 21 state agencies for not meeting adequate cyber…

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Tech Lockdown: Prepare Now or Pay (Much More) Later

By Mark Cousineau, CPA & Karl Kispert Most businesses rely heavily upon technology and, arguably, it’s one of your soundest business assets. But what happens when your technology leaves you…

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Does Your Organization have a Need for an Independent Eye on Performance?

Alternative Engagement Types: Consulting Services, Agreed-Upon Procedures, and Performance Audits By Scott P. Johnson, CPA, CGMA Partner, Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP State and Local Government Advisory Services I have…

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GASB 87 Readiness Assessment

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David Bullock Featured Speaker at California State Association of County Auditors Annual Spring Conference

Squaw Creek, CA, April 15, 2019 – CPA and professional services firm MGO LLP is pleased to announce that partner, David Bullock, will be a featured speaker for this year’s…

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The Time is Now for Planning the GASB 87 Lease Accounting Implementation

10 Preliminary Implementation Steps That Will Supercharge Your Action Plan GASB 87 Readiness With an effective date within the next year for some governments (i.e., as soon as January 1,…

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Risk Alert: FBI Warns of Hacker Scheme Targeting Direct Deposit Paychecks

by Mark Cousineau, Director, Advisory Services Cybercriminals are rerouting direct deposit paychecks into their own accounts. In a public service announcement, the FBI detailed the rise of a new scheme where…

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Why You Needed an Internal Audit Function Yesterday

Internal Audit: Optimal Governance and Minimal Risk for Government Agencies Best Practices for Organizations Seeking to Establish an Internal Audit Function By: Richard Green, CPA, Partner and Industry Leader, State…

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