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Jury duty fraud rears its ugly head again

Some fraud schemes refuse to die. Jury duty scams existed long before phishing, malware and other cybercrime methods became synonymous with identity theft. Yet just this month, the U.S. Marshals Service issued a fraud advisory about this old-school con that’s enjoying a resurgence. Common methods Here’s how jury duty scams work: Perpetrators posing as court […]

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The Disaster Act Repeals “parking tax” for Tax Exempt Organizations

Senate passed the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019 (commonly referred to as the Disaster Act,) on Thursday, December 19th. The Disaster Act: Repeals the requirement of “unrelated business taxation income (UBTI) of tax exempt organizations to be increased by expenses related to qualified transportation fringe benefits,” commonly known as the “parking […]

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From Intern to CEO

HW&Co., announces the appointment of Brandon R. Miller, CPA, CGMA as President and CEO.  Miller will succeed John P. Fleischer, CPA, who has served in that role since 2014. “It has been an honor to serve as HW&Co.’s President and CEO for the past five years,” said John Fleischer.  “As I return my focus to […]

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October 2019 Five-Star Ratings and New Abuse Notification

The release of the October Five-Star ratings observed a few more revisions to the system effecting nursing facilities (NF).  Although not as significant as what was experienced in April 2019, there were a few tweaks and modifications to the quality measure categories and the health inspection rating calculations. Similar to the July ratings, 69% of […]

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