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  • Time to Make a Change? 6 Steps to Streamline Your Auditor Transition
    Whether you’re looking for new perspective, enhanced access to resources, or greater responsiveness, developing a new auditor relationship can seem like a daunting task. However, the transition can be made simpler with a vetting process that identifies the right firm, people, processes and technology to meet your needs and ensure seamless onboarding.  
  • BDO Knows SPACS: Tax Considerations for Choosing the Jurisdiction of the SPAC
    Download PDF Version BDO is dedicated to helping both sponsors and target companies navigate going public through Special Purpose Acquisition Companies. In a series of articles, we’ll provide an introduction outlining the current SPAC market and discuss tax, accounting, and valuation considerations to keep in mind. You can find the full series on our Special Purpose […]
  • FASB Simplifies How Private Company Franchisors Identify Certain Performance Obligations
    Summary The FASB issued ASU 2021-02[1] (“ASU”) to provide franchisors that are not public business entities with a practical expedient to account for certain pre-opening services as distinct from the franchise license when identifying performance obligations under Topic 606. Background During the implementation of ASU 2014-09[2], private company stakeholders in the franchise industry raised concerns […]
  • 2021 Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Qualified Retirement Plans
    The government’s annual cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) for 2021 have been announced by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). The COVID-19 pandemic’s continuing impact on the U.S. economy contributed to relatively flat changes in the 2021 COLA amounts as U.S. economic deflation during the first half of 2020 impacted the COLA […]
  • BDO in the Boardroom Podcast - Episode 17: The Shift from Management to the Board
    Join BDO's Center for Corporate Governance Amy Rojik as she discusses the significant transition senior management undergoes when leaving the C-suite and stepping into the boardroom with Cindy Fornelli, current board of director at TriplePoint Venture Growth BDC Corp (NYSE: TPVG) and former Executive Director of the Center for Audit Quality.

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