5 Suggestions to Perfect Your Audit Committee Charter

The audit committee plays a critical role in providing oversight of the organization’s governance, risk management, and internal control practices. The Audit Committee Charter outlines the authority, role and responsibilities of the members. Following these 5 suggestions can help transform your good audit committee to a great audit committee. — Kevin Congo, Harris CPAs The quality and completeness of the …

Harris CPAs Opens a New Location in Coeur d’Alene

Harris CPAs is excited to announce the opening of a new office in Coeur d’Alene as of November 1st. The office will function to support the growing client base Harris currently has in Northern Idaho and ensures Harris clients and fellow professionals have easy face-to-face access to the Harris team when they need it. We are also excited to welcome …

5-Step Model For New Revenue Recognition Standards

The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB) update to revenue recognition is going to impact nearly everyone across all industries. But what are these new standards and why won’t your accountant stop talking about it? When it comes to the new revenue recognition standards, here’s the gist of it: Accounting Standards Update 606 (ASU 606) deals specifically with recognizing revenue from …

6 Strategies Under $6 to Improve Performance

It is critically important to be efficient as a nonprofit and not all solutions require significant spending. Organizationally, you must have key areas operating at a high level to be successful, including whose on your bus both from an employee but also a board level. Know who you are, differentiate yourself from the crowded nonprofit arena and get those who …

Year End Accounting Update Summary – What’s On the Horizon?

New revenue recognition standards, among others, will have an impact on non-profit. The nonprofits that prepare for the future, will see themselves spending less time and incurring less frustration in implementing the new accounting standards on the horizon. — Cheryl Guiddy, Harris CPAs All entities, including nonprofit organizations, are facing the daunting task of addressing a slew of changes as …