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Going Public in Canada

What You Need to Know To Go Public in Canada Denied access to many fund-raising avenues, US-based cannabis businesses are going public in Canada to generate the capital that fuels…

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Cannabis Tax Alert: How a 280E Ruling Will Affect Your Bottom Line

280E, cannabis, tax, consulting, tax court, compliance, altermed,

Tax Code Section 280E is one of the biggest obstacles cannabis business owners and operators face when trying to turn a profit. The cannabis industry in the US has been…

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10 Things Government Contractors Need to Know About Tax Reform

The $1.5 trillion new tax law represents the most sweeping change to tax code in a generation. Tax reform of this magnitude will have broad implications for government contractors. While…

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Cannabis Tax & Payment Guide for California

Critical Information for Paying Cannabis Taxes in California Now that the legal adult-use cannabis market in California is open, cannabis business owners and operators are currently navigating a complex system…

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Guidance for Government Contractors Implementing Revenue Recognition Standards

Government Contractor, MGO, Consultants, Revenue Recognition, FASB, Best Practices

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) issued the new revenue recognition standard: Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) 606, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. This revenue standard will supersede…

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Guide to Tax Relief and Federal Assistance for Victims of California Wildfires

Guide to Tax Relief and Assistance for California Wildfire Victims

As deadly wildfires rage across California, communities are banding together to fight the flames and rebuild from the ashes. MGO is a firm with a strong foundation in Northern California.…

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Equifax Data Breach: Five Steps to Keep Your Data Safe

CPA firm recommends steps to keep your financial data secure

By Andy Loong Chief Information Security Officer  San Francisco Office As one of the nation’s leading CPA and Advisory Services firms, MGO is often asked to address questions surrounding the…

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Strategies for Monetizing Digital Media

Digital content has irreversibly shaped how companies and consumers create, display, view, and consume media.  Paradoxically, digital distribution channels have allowed media producers to reach larger audiences than ever -- while simultaneously leading to…

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Best Practices in Upgrading Financial Systems

Upgrading or converting a financial information system can be challenging at best or a nightmare at worst. Learn what you can do to plan and implement a successful upgrade. Get…

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Avoiding the Headlines: Navigating the Challenges of an IT System Implementation

BY SCOTT P. JOHNSON -PARTNER, MGO ADVISORY SERVICES BACKGROUND Last year, over $75 billion was spent on IT projects by government agencies across the country. (In case you’re wondering, that’s…

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