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October 6th, 2020 • Blog

Kathryn A. Sisson, CPA, MST

Is Outsourced Accounting Right for Your Business?

As we navigate through our new reality, we are all learning and embracing more and more about technology each day - from online banking to virtual meetings. Many businesses are evaluating how they operate in all areas of their business and finding ways to be more efficient. One area you...
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September 3rd, 2020 • Blog

Sammie Binning, CPA

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Process

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was enacted as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act in March 2020 to assist small employers with the cost of maintaining their employees during the COVID-19 crisis through a loan from the Small Business Association. This article will cover how forgiveness...
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August 11th, 2020 • Blog

Alan Goodwin, MSA

GASB Postpones Effective Date of Recent Provisions

Local Governments have something to be thankful for! On Thursday May 7, 2020, the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) officially approved guidance postponing effective dates on certain pronouncements. In response to challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic GASB approved Statement 95, Postponement of the Effective Dates of Certain Authoritative Guidance....
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March 9th, 2020 • Blog

Besides Tax Returns, What ELSE Can MH Do For You?

When most people think of accountants, their mind (typically) will go directly to the thought of tax returns. But our accountants at Melanson Heath are here to do more, and be more, than just that. Although we have a number of specialties, this article will explore the offerings of our...
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February 10th, 2020 • Blog

How to Have a Difficult Conversation with an Employee

Most of us do not like conflict and are challenged in having difficult conversations with our employees. Handling difficult conversations is a learned skill. The key to the conversation is planning and preparation. Perhaps you need to have the conversation because of a specific incident or there are ongoing concerns. Focusing...
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