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Living Your Vision, Part 2: How to Create an Honest Brand for Your Present & Future

What is a “brand” and how does one go about creating it? A brand is a footprint. A brand is how you are seen, perceived, and remembered. It involves both…

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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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TAX ALERT: How Will Tax Reform Affect Your Business?

After unifying the House and Senate tax reform provisions into one piece of legislation, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 ("the Act") was approved in the House and…

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Federal Contracting: The Value of Timely and Accurate Financial and Project Data

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After spending the majority of my career with large public companies, when I moved to consulting with small- and medium-sized companies one of my first observations was the difference in focus…

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TAX ALERT: How Will Tax Reform Affect You?

After unifying the House and Senate tax reform provisions into one piece of legislation,  the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1 (“the Act”) was approved in the House and…

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Effective Communication Delivers Audit Transparency

The November 2017 issue of CSMFO Magazine featured an article, written by MGO’s Senior Assurance Partner Jim Godsey, focused on best practices for communication in the audit process. The full…

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Webinar: Improving Internal Audit Performance for State and Local Government

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Recently, Jim Godsey, MGO Senior Assurance/Advisory Partner was a panelist in a Webinar with Dr. Peter Hughes, Assistant Auditor-Controller, Los Angeles County, and Kieu-Anh King, Budget Deputy, Los Angeles Board of…

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Guidance for Government Contractors Implementing Revenue Recognition Standards

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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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Establishing Responsible Cannabis Regulations

FAST FACTS FOR MUNICIPAL EXECUTIVES Cannabis Transportation and Distribution Scott Johnson, CPA, Partner, State & Local Government, Advisory Services Jon Zimmerman, Director, Cannabis Industry, Advisory Services Macias Gini & O’Connell…

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