February 2017

Overview of Potential U.S. Corporate Tax Reform: A Guide to the GOP House Blueprint
Overview of Potential U.S. Corporate Tax Reform: A Guide to the GOP House Blueprint

In June 2016, Ways and Means Republicans led the effort to unveil a “Better Way…

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Final Regulations Issued Conforming REIT Built-in-Gain Recognition Period to Five Year Recognition Period, Applicable to S Corporations
4 Ways Your Portfolio Can Become Too Diversified
4 Ways Your Portfolio Can Become Too Diversified

There is a saying that diversification is “the only free lunch in investing.” Since its…

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Exploring Non Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans
Exploring Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans

Recruiting, retaining and rewarding key employees are not just goals of the largest companies in…

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Negotiating Retirement Plan Fees with Your Provider
Negotiating Retirement Plan Fees with Your Provider

We often hear from plan sponsors that one of the most harrowing aspects of their…

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FASB Simplifies Goodwill Impairment Test
FASB Simplifies Goodwill Impairment Test

The FASB recently issued ASU 2017-04, Simplifying the Test for Goodwill Impairment, to simplify how…

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MFA Ranks as 13th Largest Accounting Firm in MA
MFA Ranks as 13th Largest Accounting Firm in MA

MFA ranks as the 13th largest accounting firm in Massachusetts, according to the Boston Business…

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Recent International Accounting Developments - Fourth Quarter 2016
Recent International Accounting Developments – Fourth Quarter 2016

This article summarizes recent international accounting updates from the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) that…

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Recent FASB Developments - Fourth Quarter 2016
Recent FASB Developments – Fourth Quarter 2016

This article provides a comprehensive overview of important, recent developments that have changed the financial…

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FASB Clarifies Consolidation Guidance for Not-for-Profit Entities
FASB Clarifies Consolidation Guidance for Nonprofit Entities

The FASB recently issued ASU 2017-02[1] to clarify when a not-for-profit entity (NFP) that is…

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