Setting the Record Straight on Fair Value Measurement

Oct 1, 2007

In September 2006, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Statement of Financial Accounting Standard No. 157 (SFAS 157), Fair Value Measurements, which will be effective for financial statements issued for fiscal years beginning after ...

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Business Impact Analysis: Let it Drive Your DRP

Oct 1, 2007

Today, with the California wildfires and other natural disasters making headlines, and with overall business success resting on the success or failure of technology, it is almost unthinkable that a company would operate without having a disaster reco ...

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Exception Reporting: A Dealer's Best Weapon in The Fight Against Fraud

Oct 1, 2007

Exception Reporting: A Dealer’s Best Weapon in The Fight Against Fraud By Tony Argiz, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com published in Professional Auto News Across the nation and throughout the ...

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The Financial Statement Audit: Returning to the Basics

Sep 1, 2007

The Financial Statement Audit: Returning to the Basics By Marc S. Dickler, CPA (marc.dickler@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News The certified audit of financial statements has undergone a reengineering as a result of recent changes in t ...

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Putting E-Commerce in High Gear

Aug 1, 2007

Putting E-Commerce in High Gear By Phil Villegas (pvillegas@mbafcpa.com) and Tony Argiz, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News Today, nearly every dealership in the nation boasts an on-line sales site, but ve ...

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New Risk Assessment Standards Are Expected To Enhance the Audit

Jul 1, 2007

In March 2006, the AICPA’s Auditing Standards Board (ASB) issued eight new Statements on Auditing Standards (SAS’s) relating to the auditor’s risk assessment process (collectively referred to as the Risk Assessment Standards). These ...

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Calculating the Benefits of Document Management Systems

Jul 1, 2007

In light of today’s strict accountability standards and business continuity concerns, the need to manage a paperless institution, especially in South Florida, is quickly becoming a necessity, rather than a luxury. Maintaining paper documentatio ...

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Document Management Systems: The Benefits of Going Paperless

Jul 1, 2007

Document Management Systems: The Benefits of Going Paperless By Wadih Pazos, MCSD (wpazos@mbafcpa.com) published in Professional Auto News In light of today’s strict accountability standards and business continuity concerns, the need to manage ...

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MBAF Expands in Orlando, Tampa and North Florida, and Welcomes Veteran CPA Ira Silver to the Firm

Jun 1, 2007

In January, Morrison, Brown, Argiz & Farra (MBAF) expanded its reach in Orlando, Tampa and North Florida when Ira Silver & Associates joined the firm. Already the largest Florida-based public accounting firm in the State, MBAF now offers unpa ...

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With Hurricane Season Headed for Your Dealership, Now is the Time to Prepare

Jun 1, 2007

With Hurricane Season Headed for Your Dealership, Now is the Time to Prepare By Tony Argiz, CPA/ABV, ASA, CVA, CFE (targiz@mbafcpa.com) and Stuart Rosenberg, CPA/ABV (srosenberg@mbafcpa.com published in Professional Auto News Two years ago, Hurricane ...

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