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Fabless Semiconductor & Semiconductor

Fabless semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturers must manage a range of complex issues, from supply chain fluctuations and shortened product life cycles to infrastructure investment and tax minimization. Armanino has the practical expertise to meet their needs. We help fabless semiconductor and semiconductor companies implement technology solutions and develop strategies for growth.

As OEMs Add “Smart” Products, Chip Demand Is Set to Soar

As OEMs Add “Smart” Products, Chip Demand Is Set to Soar

The Internet of Things is impacting virtually every industry and opening up huge new markets for semiconductor companies.
U.S. Tech Firms in China Face New Business Challenges

U.S. Tech Firms in China Face New Business Challenges

U.S. tech firms in China must manage a tougher operating environment as the two countries battle over trade-related issues.

As Tax Rules Shift, Companies Need Flexible Structures and Strategies

As Tax Rules Shift, Companies Need Flexible Structures and Strategies

As tax rules evolve worldwide, companies with global operations need to adapt their corporate structures and tax strategies to maintain a tax advantage.

What We Do

Armanino provides specialized audit, tax, consulting and software services to help our clients maximize their efficiency, minimize their risks and increase their profits. Our team includes experienced IT professionals, CPAs and former CFOs who have worked for semiconductor companies and can provide best practices industry templates and advice.

Audit

Audit

Our audit practice has the size and strength to deliver the audit services your fabless semiconductor and semiconductor company needs with the focused time and attention you deserve. We spend thousands of hours each year assisting private and public semiconductor companies with all of the tools required by their CFO organizations. We can organize an efficient and cost-effective audit or review, ensuring that financial statements display accurate and meaningful results.

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Tax

Tax

CFOs come to Armanino for much more than tax compliance. We have extensive experience with the complex tax issues that impact high-tech manufacturers such as R&D tax credits, international tax compliance, sales and use taxIPO planning  and beyond. Our experts and help companies just like yours address key concerns and identify strategic tax-planning opportunities throughout the year—not just during tax season.

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Consulting

Consulting

Armanino’s ERP, CRM, business intelligence, equity administration and budgeting and forecasting solutions have helped fabless semiconductor and semiconductor manufacturers increase efficiency by connecting disparate systems.  Our CFO Advisory services consulting identifies areas for improvement and business process streamlining. By partnering with Armanino, you’ll work with a team of Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics ERP & CRM consultants who are ready to support discrete manufacturing processes, integrate a global supply chain, deliver accurate revenue recognition reporting, provide SOX readiness and compliance consulting, and support repairs, returns (RMAs) and warranty management. Learn more about Armanino’s fabless semiconductor and semiconductor industry consulting expertise.

Upcoming Events

03/08

Digital Transformation at Work with Armanino

Join Armanino, a leading Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner, for a live in-person event and learn how Dynamics 365 can he ...

03/08

Key Insights from Finance Leaders

Join Armanino (formerly Travis Wolff) for an evening with leading local finance executives. During this event, discov ...

Webinar 03/24

3 Key Lessons from a Start-Up CFO

In an open dialogue, we will draw on real-life examples and candidly address topics that keep CEOs up at night.

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Resources

Material Weakness: Causes, Prevention & Impact on Audit Fees

Two years after the material weakness disclosure, audit fees in our study were 64% above the average fees of $599 per million of revenue. Gain best practices to a ...

2015-tax-calendar-armanino
This summary of when various tax-related forms, payments and other actions are due will help you make sure you don’t miss any important 2017 tax deadlines.

Armanino’s Q3 Semiconductor Industry Update

This quarterly update is a window into the insight our team has developed through multiple M&A, divestiture and strategic partnering transactions for closely-held businesses across mo ...

Revenue Recognition Standard: Ready, Set, Implement

The new-and-improved revenue recognition rules go live in 2018 for calendar-year public companies. The time to begin implementation is upon us.

Your guide to avoiding risk and simplifying the CRM evaluation and implementation process.

There’s No Going Back: Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting

On March 30, FASB published ASU No. 2016-09, Improvements to Employee Share-Based Payment Accounting, which amends ASC 718. We discuss the changes and why you should partner with an expert.

Are You Prepared for the New Revenue Recognition Rules?

U.S. companies and their auditors have a lot of work to do before the new rev rec rules go into effect. We review what’s happened over the last two years—and the details that ...

The CFO’s 10-Step Guide to Sleep the First Year after Ringing the Bell

High growth entities should view IPO readiness not as a single, defining event, but as the CFO’s opportunity to create additional valuein the company lifecycle.

Building the Business Case for an ERP System

There’s no standard rule-of-thumb, such as reaching a certain head count, that dictates when a company needs to implement an E ...

How to Lay the Groundwork for Your IPO

Finance leaders who have been through the process say that as CFOs drive the private-to-public transition, they need ...

U.S. Tech Firms in China Face New Business Challenges

U.S. tech firms in China must manage a tougher operating environment as the two countries battle over trade-related issues.

The ROI of CRM: A Tactical Guide to Project Justification & Building Value.

A step-by-step guide to illustrating the value of your next CRM project.

What it Takes to Move to the Cloud – EVOLUTION Panel of Finance Leaders

To make the business case for cloud technology, finance leaders need to quantify benefits in terms of direct savings on hardware, as ...

Vendor SOC Audits Are Critical for Hybrid Cloud Users

As companies move to the hybrid cloud, they must make sure their cloud vendors are following secure procedures for the services they provide.

SCOTUS same-sex marriage decision has tax implications for couples and their employer ...

On June 26, the Supreme Court issued a landmark 5-4 decision on same-sex marriage, which will affect tax and estate planning for many couples and also impact their employers.

FASB Delays Landmark Revenue Recognition Standard

On July 9, 2015, the FASB officially deferred implementation of the landmark global revenue recognition accounting standard by one year; IASB followed suit on Jul ...

Leveraging SOC Reporting to Build Customer Confidence

SOC compliance requires time and effort, but it also provides an opportunity for service organizations to differentiate themselves in their marketplace.

Semiconductor Manufacturer’s IT Playbook

A guide to ERP, CRM and BI system infrastructure to support compliance, profitability and supply chain excellence.

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SCOTUS upholds premium ACA tax credits for coverage purchased on federal exchanges

On June 25, the Supreme Court upheld the ACA’s premium tax credits for qualifying taxpayers, whether they purchase coverage through a federal or a state exc ...

Microsoft Dynamics Support Services

When your organization faces technical problems, our team of Microsoft Dynamics Certified consultants is here to help.

“Smart” Products Yield New Data and Revenues for Manufacturers

As manufacturers add connectivity to their products, they are generating data that can provide new revenue streams and business models.

Building the Business Case for a New ERP System

Written for CFOs, Controllers and business technology decision makers, this white paper provides a 3-step process to convincing your stakeholders to invest in a new ERP system.

As OEMs Add “Smart” Products, Chip Demand Is Set to Soar
The Internet of Things is impacting virtually every industry and opening up huge new markets for semiconductor companies.
3 Steps to Help Mitigate Digital Risk

Cyber attacks happen across all industries, to companies of all sizes. CFOs need to build and maintain an effective cybersecurity strategy to mitigate digital ris ...

Employers with medical reimbursement plans need to review them to ensure they don’t accumulate heavy tax penalties from noncompliance with Affordable Care A ...

Fabless Semiconductor Manufacturer Uses Dynamic Insights to Forecast & Analyze Growth

Learn how a leading semiconductor manufacturer is deploying Dynamic Insights to forecast and analyze its growth.

2015-tax-calendar-armanino

A summary of when various 2015 tax-related forms, payments and other activities are due for individuals and families, as well as businesses, corporations, partner ...

conflict-minerals-abstract

As the SEC requirements for conflict minerals disclosure tighten in 2015, high-tech companies need to strengthen their vendor audit systems.

New Filing Requirement for California Like-Kind Exchanges

California’s new filing requirement for like-kind property exchanges made under IRC Section 1031 covers like-kind exchanges that occur in tax years beginnin ...

Businesses, Individuals Benefit from Latest Tax Relief Extender Law

On Dec. 16, the Senate passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (TIPA), a stopgap measure that retroactively extends certain tax relief provisions through Dec. 31, 2014.

How-to Guide: Walking your Board through a 409A Valuation

To avoid expensive tax liability for your privately-funded company, and more importantly, your employees, ensure your Board of Directors has the tools to properly understand the valuation process.

Return Material Authorization (RMA) Solution

Armanino’s managed solution for Microsoft CRM provides a comprehensive Return Material Authorization (RMA) process that supports manufacturers and distributors in RMA tracking, process automation, ...

rev-rec-rules-armanino

Long-awaited FASB, IASB guidance significantly changes revenue recognition in financial statements.

Warranty Management & Product Repair for Microsoft CRM

Armanino’s Warranty Management and Product Repair Solution for Microsoft CRM is designed to support manufacturers and distributors throughout the product lifecycle.

Fabless Manufacturer Gains Visibility into Global Operations with Centralized ERP Sol ...

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc., (ISSI) designs and markets high-performance, integrated circuits.

Supply Chain Integration

Supply Chain Integration for Dynamics AX increases supply chain visibility by integrating with your subcontractors, vendors and trading partners. Traditional trading partner integration is difficult and ...

What Contributes to the Success of an ERP Project: Software or Implementation?

While almost all ERP buyers spend a great deal of time analyzing the functional differences between competing products, they seem to spend very little time scrutinizing how each product will be implemented. LEARN MORE » 

Armanino’s Q2 Semiconductor Industry Update

This quarterly update is a window into the insight our team has developed through multiple M&A, divestiture and strategic partnering transactions for closely-held businesses across mo ...