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August 2, 2018 | Nicole Howe

Nine Areas Impacted by Revenue Recognition for Software and SaaS Companies

In May 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers. The standard replaces most existing revenue recognition guidance within U.S. generally accepted accounting principles and applies broadly across industries. Read on »

July 17, 2018 | Bruce Nelson

Colorado Adopts Market-Based Sourcing

In “Colorado Adopts Market-Based Sourcing,” EKS&H State and Local Tax Director Bruce Nelson discusses new Colorado legislation that switches the state from a cost-of-performance sourcing rule to a market-based approach for sales of services and how this change will benefit Colorado businesses. Read on »

July 13, 2018 | Bruce Nelson

The SALT Implications of Federal Change: It’s Going to Be a Long, Hot Summer

In “The SALT Implications of Federal Change: It’s Going to Be a Long, Hot Summer,” EKS&H State and Local Tax Director Bruce Nelson examines the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on individual, business, and international taxes. The paper was included in the Journal of State Taxation, a bimonthly journal published by Wolters Kluwer. Read on »

July 2, 2018 | Nicole Howe

Six Reasons Private Companies Should Evaluate the Impact of Revenue Recognition Now

Four years ago, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2014-09, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606). Here is what has happened since the update was introduced, and a few reasons why your company should look at revenue recognition now. Read on »

June 26, 2018 | Sandy Shoemaker, Tim Brinkley, and Jack Strother

The New Revenue Recognition Rules: What is the Impact for Franchisors?

This paper provides an overview of how recent revenue recognition rules affect franchising and what is being done to address the fears and concerns of the industry. Read on »

June 7, 2018

Cybersecurity Issues That Could Bring Down a Construction Company and How to Build a Defense

In “Cybersecurity Issues That Could Bring Down a Construction Company and How to Build a Defense,” EKS&H Consulting Senior Manager Gabriel Cisneros discusses threats unique to the construction industry, the ways in which cybercriminals are exploiting them, and how to best protect against them.   Read on »

October 13, 2017 | Jay Forester and Mike Drumm

Income Tax Nexus: No Physical Presence Necessary

In Income Tax Nexus: No Physical Presence Necessary Jay Forester, senior manager at EKS&H, and Mike Drumm, attorney with Drumm Law, examine the issue of income tax nexus, a primary concern for multistate businesses and franchisors that is becoming increasingly more troublesome and complex to navigate. Read on »

August 21, 2017 | Ben Milius and Kreg Brown

Revenue from Contracts with Customers: Significant New Changes for Manufacturers

On May 28, 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) finalized a significant new accounting standard creating changes regarding how companies will recognize and disclose their revenue from contracts with customers.  Read on »

November 7, 2016 | Ben Milius

​Aligning IT Strategy with Corporate Strategy

When considering technology strategies in business, what comes to mind for most management professionals is that IT investments mostly provide cost-saving efficiency gains. However, a recent study published in MIS Quarterly found that investments in IT achieved an almost two-fold return.1 More surprising was that those returns were realized primarily through top-line revenue growth rather than cost reduction and that these results were significantly higher than those from investments in marketing or research and development. Read on »

April 12, 2016 | By Kreg Brown

Increasing Profitability by Product: Manufacturing Business Improvement through Activity Value Management

When manufacturing executives encounter profitability challenges, they may not have the financial tools to identify the source of profit leaks necessary to proactively solve the issues. Many consulting services are available to help with sales growth, cost-effectiveness, customer loyalty, and other goals. However, some of these services leave out important components that can enhance companies’ ability to pursue their financial objectives. Activity Value Management® (AVM) uses unique cost assignment strategies and encompasses both qualitative and quantitative data to allow executives to gain insight into the true sources of their profit or losses according to Lines of Business (LOB). Read on »

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