Healthcare

Changes to the Requirement for Consolidating VIEs

By Linda Marie Pearson, CPA, CFE, Principal FASB has just amended the FASB Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) related to the requirement for consolidating VIEs.  FASB issued Accounting Standards Update No. 2018-17, Consolidation (Topic 810) to communicate how the ASC was amended. Here is what you need to know about the...

Third Quarter 2018: Key Deadlines for Businesses

Third Quarter 2018

2018 Q3 Tax Calendar Here are some of the key tax-related deadlines affecting businesses and other employers for reporting second and/or third quarter filings of 2018. Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Contact us at 401-331-0500 to...

Susan B. Windle Named Partner of Sansiveri

Sansiveri is pleased to announce that Susan B. Windle, CPA, MST, has been named a partner of the firm. Susan has over 30 years of public accounting experience, providing advisory, tax planning, and tax compliance services for corporate, partnership and individual tax clients. Susan counsels clients in ways to structure...

Help for Health Care Entities’ Financial Reporting Requirements

ASU 2016-17

For Health Care Entities structured as a not-for-profit organization, the AICPA has recently released guidance for implementing FASB Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-14, Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities. The ASU 2016-14 significantly changes the way all not-for-profit organizations classify net assets and prepare financial statements and is...

Healthcare Organizations Need to Prepare for Revenue Recognition Changes

By Linda Marie Pearson, CPA, CFE The implementation of FASB’s Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2014-09, Revenue From Contracts with Customers (Topic 606) will affect how healthcare organizations recognize revenues. The purpose of the change is to eliminate industry specific revenue recognition rules and establish a universal rule for...

Tax-Advantaged Health Accounts

Which tax-advantaged health account should be part of your benefits package? On October 12, an executive order was signed that, among other things, seeks to expand Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs). HRAs are just one type of tax-advantaged account you can provide your employees to help fund their health care expenses....

Delayed Implementation Date for Some

The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2017-13, Revenue Recognition (Topic 605), Revenue from Contracts with Customers (Topic 606), Leases (Topic 840), and Leases (Topic 842) which allows for a later adoption of the revenue and lease ASU's. This option is made only to businesses...

It’s Official: Governor Signs Paid Sick Leave

Paid Sick Leave

On September 28, 2017 Governor Gina Raimondo signed into law the paid sick leave bill passed by the General Assembly in a special session earlier this month. If you are a business in Rhode Island with 18 or more employees, beginning July 2018, workers will able to take up...