With Wipfli as their implementation partner, the Ho-Chunk Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska chose Sage Intacct to gain digital and finance transformation, grant compliance reinforcement, process automation, zero IT maintenance, and real-time and audit-ready financials.
As a multi-entity business, the Lac du Flambeau Business Development Corporation was struggling to gain visibility, internal controls, and reporting and process efficiency from QuickBooks. Being on multiple instances of QuickBooks instead of a common chart of accounts prevented their accounting team from closing the books and reconciling due to’s and due from’s in a timely manner. Additionally, real-time reporting for consolidated operations and a clean audit was impossible.
Sage Intacct offered the multi-entity capabilities the organization was looking for, and Wipfli offered the extensive implementation experience to maximize their return on investment with the new accounting software.
The CARES Act gives tribes and tribal entities access to $8 billion in relief funds, but if you have questions about the funds, here’s a summary of the legislative authorizations, funding, appropriations by the numbers and background information.
One thing has become very clear during the pandemic: Tracking your expenses specifically related to COVID-19 will be critical. From applying for loans or grants to claiming insurance to pursuing tax credits, you’ll need data. To help, we’ve put together four strategies on how to best track expenses.
The Housing and Urban Development Office of Public and Indian Housing published PIH Notice 2020-5 under authority provided by the CARES Act, waiving many statutory and regulatory requirements for the public housing program and the housing choice voucher (HCV) program. These waivers provide administrative flexibility and relief to public housing agencies, tribes and tribally designated housing entities (TDHEs).
Article: How can insurance help tribal organizations with business interruption during the COVID-19 outbreak?
One question top of mind for tribal organizations is: Do we have any form of insurance that might help us weather COVID-19 pandemic? In this article, we dive into whether business interruption insurance can help and what actions your tribe can take.
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Jason Winkler is a senior manager in Wipfli's technology consulting practice. He focuses on partnering with clients and prospects who work in highly regulated industries. Through the implementation of advanced technology, these clients are looking to drive digital transformation with greater levels of control and gain higher levels of business intelligence while reducing resource waste.