Advocate's Edge March / April 2014 Edition
Featured Article: Fairness opinions:
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Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
Ready for tax season?
If you haven't heard about tax identity theft, you may not be.
Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also can happen when someone uses your Social Security number to get a job or claims your child as a dependent on a tax return. Tax identity theft is the most common form of identity theft reported to the Federal Trade Commission. The IRS says tax identity theft is a top priority and says it has hired new staff, explored new technologies, and adopted new procedures to fight it.
The IRS is committed to working with taxpayers who are the victims of identity theft.
Find out more.
McGovern & Greene Forensic Accountants
PROFESSIONAL — ETHICAL — DISCREET
Experienced forensic accountants and economic crime investigators, like those found among McGovern & Greene's financial investigation professionals, are trained to detect a wide variety of fraudulent conduct, from discovering employees or executives who misappropriate company assets to assisting investors who are defrauded in the course of commercial transactions.
At McGovern & Greene, all of our forensic accounting work is conducted in a professional and ethical manner, and as discreetly as possible. Our professionals are experienced in court proceedings and possess the skills necessary to provide expert witness testimony when necessary. Critical matters require unquestionable skill, experience and integrity when it comes to financial investigations. You and your clients can rely on McGovern & Greene to provide you with the highest level of expertise in all matters related to fraud, valuations, contract disputes and intellectual property infringements.
Contact us today and let us assist you with your specific forensic accounting needs.
Are Internal Controls really that important?
A lack of them led to the largest fine in Nevada Gaming Control Board history
CG Technology, formerly Cantor Gaming, has agreed to pay a $5.5 million fine to settle a complaint filed by the NGCB. A fine which could have been avoided, had proper basic internal controls been in place. Read more
Nevada health insurance exchange executive director resigns under fire
Troubles with Nevada's glitch-riddled insurance exchange may have claimed their first casualty.
Read more in this article by Jennifer Robinson posted in the Las Vegas Review-Journal
The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
2014 Gaming Conference
APRIL 14TH THRU 16TH
The Winning Strategy for
Gaming Audit Professionals
with speaker Craig Greene