Posts tagged ‘small business accounting’


Embezzlement never takes a holiday

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If you have concerns along this line for your business or organization, contact me. Read through other blog entries to gain a more complete understanding of internal controls that can prevent and detect this sort of thing. Bookkeeper charged with embezzling more than $150,000 from 2 Lincoln County businesses From the 12/23/2015 Portland Press […]

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Quickbooks Tips, Traps and Advice

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QuickBooks is probably the #1 selling small business accounting program in the world. Well, in the US, anyway. It does a great job automating and classifying transactions, and simplifying the processing and allows small business owners to take better control of their finances. Unfortunately, it does not come with a CPA certificate or a BA […]

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An open letter to the AICPA regarding fraud

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This is a rehash/mash up of 2 previous posts, so if you’ve seen it before, I apologize. One of my traits is that I need to DO something. If people don’t DO SOMETHING, nothing changes. So I’ve emailed this to the members of the Board of the AICPA. The response I received from the AICPA […]

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3 New Embezzlement Stories

Read full article  | No Comments Here is another small non-profit organization victimized by poor internal controls and bad management. Good management does not tolerate bad internal controls. BOLTON, Conn. (AP) _ Bolton police say the former president of a public access TV station embezzled nearly $380,000 since 2007. The Journal Inquirer reports that Deborah Hilton of Bolton surrendered to […]

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