Financial Advisory Blog

Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog is your source for thought leadership around cloud ERP and accounting solutions and integrations. Supported by the Cloud Accounting Institute and numerous experts in cloud, finance, reporting, integration, compliance, and technology, Armanino’s Financial Advisory blog features must-read content on what’s happening in the finance industry, case studies, white papers, and much more.

Financial Advisory Blog

August 31, 2020

Taking Stock of Your Museum or Arts Organization’s Strategic Planning

Many museums and arts organizations remain closed due to the pandemic and may not be returning to regular programming until early 2021. However, one silver lining of ongoing closures for some institutions is the opportunity to reflect on operational weaknesses and shore up inefficiencies. As you look to do more with less in our new …

August 24, 2020

Tezos, Stablecoins and the Future of Trust in Digital Assets

Being at the forefront of blockchain and building trust in digital assets we have the pleasure of working with the most innovative and successful companies in our industry. This experience is humbling, but it also means we have a seat near the front of the boat to see the changing currents, building swells, as well …

August 21, 2020

Mitigating the Privacy Risks of Remote Working

Mitigating the privacy risks of remote working


August 18, 2020

Privacy Checkpoints for Your Website Analytics Tool

These are some key analytics tool settings to review to help manage privacy concerns for your website.


August 12, 2020

The Latest Californian Legislation Affecting Employers and Gig Workers

Fair warning: skip to the last paragraph if your organization does not employ workers in California.  The definition of an employee in California changed in early 2018, when the California Supreme Court decided the Dynamex Operations West (Dynamex) case. Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is the formalized adoption and expansion of the Dynamex ruling.   It was signed …

President Trump’s Executive Orders for Pandemic Relief; Update on the FFCRA

The Executive Orders On August 8, President Trump signed four executive orders to extend federal pandemic relief. These executive orders include: Payroll tax deferral of 6.2% of Social Security taxes on wages for employees who earn less than $100,000 per year from September 1 to December 31, 2020. Note: This is currently a deferral, not …

July 28, 2020

Automation for SOC 2 Reports Saves Time and Reduces Errors

SOC 2 Reports are no longer a nice certification to have, it’s essential in today’s market.  Customers and partners count on this industry standard to demonstrate trust and security. With the digital ubiquity of highly sensitive data and transactions and the constant threat of hackers, assurance of safety is paramount. The SOC 2 audit process, …

July 21, 2020

July 2020 Minimum Wage Changes Take Effect

Despite COVID-19 disruption, scheduled July minimum wage rate increases were not postponed.  There was an average increase of just under $1/hour across all affected jurisdictions.  Check your records to ensure these increases, particularly the city/county increases, were processed. Minimum wage increases will have an impact on your salaried staff, too.  Minimum salary (exempt) pay thresholds are …

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