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Wesley Ryan Benally, CPA

REDW Principal and National Tribal Practice Leader

As the leader of REDW’s National Tribal Practice and an enrolled member of the Navajo Nation, Wes is committed to improving financial literacy throughout Indian Country. While also hosting the Insight in Indian Country podcast, Wes is a frequent speaker on audit and accounting topics at many webinars, seminars, and national tribal conferences.

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Compensation Studies—Your Key to Hiring and Retaining Top Talent

It’s important to attract—and retain—the best employees to ensure the long-term success and sustainability of your tribal organization. And given an exceptionally competitive labor market and the usual budget constraints, this means basing your employee compensation and benefits programs on relevant and reliable data.

Since 2011, REDW has continued to compile a comprehensive annual survey of employee compensation data that Tribal Governments and Tribal Gaming organizations need to make smart, strategic decisions for strengthening their workforce. Each year data is collected in the Spring and Summer and a full report of the findings, complete with historic trends, is made available in the Fall.

Our 2024 Tribal Compensation Survey is underway! Contribute your employee compensation data to help empower your organization and others in Indian Country.

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Get Up to Speed on GASB 87 & 96

Introduction to GASB Statement 87

Lease accounting is anything but simple. Are you in the loop on GASB Statement 87? Press play for quick insights on lease categories, financial statement impacts, performance-based leases for casinos, and more.

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Words of Wisdom for Implementing GASB Statement 87

We’re sure you’ve heard about GASB 87 here and there—fiscal year 2022 is going to be a big year. Now is the time for Tribal governments and enterprises to inventory, implement, and record. In our quick summary of the new GASB, we’ll get you up to speed on considerations for reviewing contracts and what leases may or may not be included.

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Implementing GASB 96 - What Tribal Leaders Need to Know

If you’re a tribal government entity using subscription-based software, your financial statements will soon be held to a whole new accounting standard: GASB 96 – Subscription-Based IT Arrangements (SBITAs), which was issued in May 2020 by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB).

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GASB 96 Resources

Are you on track for implementing GASB 96 and meeting compliance rules? Do you know what you need to do, and by when? Schedule a 20min free consultation with Wes Benally and access helpful resources.

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