FASB Votes to Delay Revenue Recognition & Lease Accounting Standards for Private Companies

On May 20, 2020, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted to implement a one-year delay on the effective date of its Revenue Recognition Standard (ASC 606) for all non-public entities that have not yet issued their financial statements. The decision was based on the financial challenges faced by private companies who are currently focused on surviving the coronavirus pandemic, with FASB stating, “they may not have the technology or resources to effectively implement the standard”.

How Your Financial Statements Can Help You During an Economic Crisis

The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced business owners to reevaluate their operations and make difficult decisions on how to best move forward. Looking to your financial statements—your statement of cash flows, balance sheet, and income statement—can help you make rational, informed decisions during these tough times.

Cyber Crime in the Era of COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed life as we know it, almost overnight. Amidst unprecedented health and economic concerns, cybersecurity is likely the last thing on most people’s minds. Sadly, malicious attackers are capitalizing on the fear and uncertainty surrounding the pandemic to initiate new scams and cyber-attacks.

Governor Charlie Baker Announces Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund

On April 6, 2020 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and First Lady Lauren Baker announced the establishment of a COVID-19 Relief Fund to assist Massachusetts residents who have been most impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.