The CECL Impact in 2023

By: Jeff Parker The implementation of the Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) standard in 2023 had a significant impact in reported allowance for credit loss and net worth balances. The implementation contributed to an overall increase in reported loss estimates,

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Supreme Court Considers Sound Governance

The Supreme Court is reviewing sound governance practices again as it relates to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s status as an independent agency.  Previously in 2020, the Supreme court ruled that the CFPB’s structure violated the separation of powers

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Employee Spotlight: Jacquelyn Martin, CPA

Jacquelyn plays a crucial role in managing tax clients and overseeing projects for HJ&S. She brings a wealth of experience to her role as Tax Manager at HJ&S, having spent the last 6 years immersed in the profession. A graduate of Western Washington University

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Major Tax Sunset on the Horizon

Back in late 2017 Congress passed the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) that made enormous changes to income tax laws as outlined below. However, most of the provisions of TCJA were only temporary changes that will expire after 2025. During the Covid pandemic

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2024 NACHA Rule Update

Recently, developments have been made concerning NACHA’s efforts to combat fraud in credit-push payments.   NACHA has recently introduced a comprehensive set of new rules under its “Risk Management Framework for the era of Credit Push Fraud.”

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2023 Employee Benefit Plan Reporting Changes

The Employee Benefit Plan reporting requirement updates for 2023 have proven to be significant. The changes affect plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2023. These changes are annual provisions related to the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement

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Katie Whitman Achieves CPA Certification

  We are thrilled to announce that Katie Whitman has successfully completed the rigorous CPA Exam and has earned the esteemed title of Certified Public Accountant. Our team at Hauser Jones & Sas is incredibly proud of Katie’s dedication and perseverance

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