Today's Date May 28, 2024
Auditing

Are you an auditor trying to stay up to date on what’s going on at the AICPA, GAO and OMB? Follow the GLS blog for auditing to learn more about the changes happening at the auditing standards board as well as governmental auditing.

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Revisions to OMB Guidance for Grants and Agreements

Revisions to OMB Guidance for Grants and Agreements

OMB has updated regulations with respect to the domestic preferences provisions in the Build America, Buy America Act of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The updates come after public comment was sought. The effective date for the revised guidance is...

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NOCLAR with ERTC

NOCLAR with ERTC

On July 21, the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS issued a memorandum to address noncompliance with ERTCs. The memorandum provides responses to various scenarios that employers have been trying to make to qualify as “eligible employers”. Companies have been trying to take advantage of supply chain disruptions during the pandemic to receive tax credits, even though they might not be eligible to receive tax credits. This problem has been placing auditors in uncomfortable situations, as auditors now need to consider NOCLAR with ERTCs as well as revenue recognition issues.

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2023 Compliance Supplement

2023 Compliance Supplement

On Friday May 19, the Office of Management & Budget issued the 2023 Compliance Supplement. This blog will review the largest changes of the various parts of the Supplement. The new Supplement is effective starting with our June 30, 2023 year ends.

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Q1 2023 in Review

Q1 2023 in Review

Q1 2023 started off slow but ended with a burst of activity. We’ll review the standards issued by the AICPA and FASB in the first quarter of 2023 including the new leases under common control standard as well as SAS 149 for group audits.

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MONEY MATTERS

FOR NONPROFITS

Money Matters for Nonprofits demystifies financial statements and basic accounting, empowering nonprofit board members to better advise their organizations and make an even greater difference in the world.

Jaclyn Veno CPA | Auditing Level Training | CPE

Melisa Galasso, CPA, CSP, CPTD

Melisa F. Galasso is the founder and CEO of Galasso Learning Solutions LLC. A CPA with nearly 20 years of experience in the accounting profession, Melisa designs and facilitates courses in advanced technical accounting and auditing topics, including not-for-profit and governmental accounting.

Her passion is providing high-quality CPE that is meaningful, creates efficiencies and improves quality, and positively impacts ROI. She also supports essential professional development, audit level training, and train the trainer efforts.

Melisa is a Certified Speaking Professional, a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD), and has earned the Association for Talent Development Master Trainer™ designation. Her passion for instructional design and adult learning techniques is one of the differentiators that set her apart from other CPE providers.

She also serves on the FASB’s Not-for-Profit Advisory Committee (NAC), AICPA Council, and the AICPA’s Women’s Initiative Executive Committee (WIEC). She also serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the Center for Plain English Accounting. She previously served on the AICPA’s Technical Issues Committee (TIC), the VSCPA’s Board of Directors, and is a past Chair of the NCACPA’s A&A committee. In addition, Melisa is the author of Money Matters for Nonprofits: How Board Members Can Harness the Power of Financial Statements by Understanding Basic Accounting which is available on Amazon or anywhere you purchase books online.

Melisa received a Top 50 Women in Accounting Award in 2021 by Ignition, is a 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award recipient, and was honored as a “40 under 40” by CPA Practice Advisor in 2017, 2018, and 2019. She was also named the 2019 Rising Star by her regional NAWBO chapter, received the Don Farmer award for achievement in technical content instruction, and earned several other awards for public speaking and technical training.