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.

April 2, 2020

CARES Act: How It Impacts Unemployment Benefits

Part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was signed into law on March 27, 2020, includes an increase in unemployment benefits for impacted employees. The CARES Act will allow impacted employees to receive an additional $600 per week in unemployment benefits in addition to their state unemployment benefits. This additional …

March 23, 2020

H.R. 6201: What Employers Need to Know

H.R. 6201, also known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), applies to employers with fewer than 500 employees and covers the period from April 1 to December 31, 2020.  (Have 500 or more staff? You can stop reading, it doesn’t apply to you.) The larger FFCRA includes two pieces of leave-related legislation, the …

The Case for Timesheets When It Comes to COVID-19

Employers complying with the new COVID-19 legislation should also be getting some disaster relief. But how?  And when? Most of the questions we get are from business owners asking us how it’ll really work, and how fast.   They’re weary of reading and watching the news updates because things change daily.  They want to know what …

March 9, 2020

Coronavirus: What You Can Do to Minimize the Impact on Your Business

A lot of news is being circulated about the coronavirus (COVID-19).  As HR professionals, we’re thinking about your business and how it could be affected.  We also know you want to provide effective policies and a health-conscious environment for your employees. We’re focused, as always, on providing practical ways you can address this threat in …

February 27, 2020

Enhancing Finance Leadership to Propel Company Growth

As a middle-market company matures, finance leadership becomes more central to its operations and new opportunities emerge for finance leaders to play strategic roles in driving the organization forward. The most effective CFOs at growing companies transform the finance function beyond its rear-facing reporting approach into an influential source of innovation that leverages financial and …

February 21, 2020

How to Keep HR Risks From Disrupting Your Business

Getting sued for overtime wages, having a key employee take an unexpected leave of absence, dealing with employee grievances — many employers have learned the hard way how HR problems can disrupt a business. And dealing with these HR risks just keeps getting more and more complicated. Take payroll rules and taxes, for example. The …

February 4, 2020

To Keep Growing, Mid-Market Companies Need the Right Tools

As a mid-market company grows, its owners and managers need stronger technology tools to sustain those results. Spreadsheets and accounting packages better suited for a small startup just aren’t enough anymore. Your basic financial results – captured by your profit and loss statement – remain important, of course. But you also need to improve your …

January 29, 2020

Why You Need a Tax Strategy for Business Licenses

Business licenses are required for businesses operating in most cities. Depending on your location, and where you have staff, you are likely required to file a business license tax return.  This is a local tax, and it can be quite burdensome.  Note that unlike income tax returns, which are based on profit (taxable income), many …

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