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At MGO, we believe ideas are the building blocks of opportunity. Discover our latest thinking on the topics our clients care most about.

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May 14, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Leaders from cities and counties across California join MGO’s panel of experts along with the GFOA to explore the American Rescue Plan Act…

April 02, 2021

Made in America Tax Plan: How Tax Reform Will Affect Your Business

The Made in America Tax Plan raises the corporate tax rate and alters international tax codes to incentivize job creation and investment in the U.S…

March 23, 2021

$432 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Slated for State, Local and Tribal Governments

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 delivers financial aid to help government agencies navigate budget deficits, looming layoffs and other emerging issues…

February 25, 2021

Celebrating Black History Month with Dr. Cornel West

In celebration of Black History Month, MGO was honored by the opportunity to engage in a conversation with Dr. Cornel West…

February 23, 2021

Third Wave of Paycheck Protection Program Loans

More financial relief may finally be within reach for organizations suffering from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic…

February 23, 2021

Q&A with Micah Tapman, CEO of BDSA

As the cannabis industry grows, so does BDSA’s ability to transform data into market insights that support business decisions in new and existing markets…

February 18, 2021

Impact of HFCAA on Chinese Public Companies

With a wealth of Chinese companies trading in the US, the HFCAA is likely to have a significant impact on Chinese companies and their accounting firms…

February 17, 2021

The Athlete Ecosystem

Sports management professional Geoff Walker describes who should be on an athlete’s financial team and what essential roles they play…

February 04, 2021

Q&A with Bruno Schiavi, CEO of Uncle Bud's

As other brands navigated supply chain disruptions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Uncle Bud’s became the first US-based hemp/CBD in the Chinese consumer market…

February 01, 2021

Are You Maximizing R&D Tax Credit Benefits?

The Research and Development (R&D) tax credit is a commonly underutilized, yet powerful, tax incentive available to substantially reduce tax liability…

January 28, 2021

2020 Cannabis 50 Impact Review

Download the Cannabis 50 2020 Impact Review, honoring the businesses, investors, advocates and organizations that made a positive impact in 2020.

January 15, 2021

Understanding the Home Office Tax Deduction

The COVID-19 pandemic forced millions into remote and work-from-home situations causing many to wonder if they can deduct home office expenses…