Retirement seems like more of a distant goal for a significant number of CFOs—and that might be a problem for those who are looking to move up.
Conservation easement donations continue to face IRS challenges on issues of valuation, substantiation, and subordination of mortgagee rights.
PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY SPOTLIGHT
Henry E. Kinser, a partner with the law firm Wyatt Tarrant & Combs LLP in Lexington, Ky., is a leading attorney specializing in the defense of audit malpractice claims. He shared his insights about these exposures.
ATTESTATION & ASSURANCE
A study argues that diversity of assurance standards in sustainability reporting contributes to sharp variance in the quality of the services provided.
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING / AUDITING
Auditors and other accountants who help management assess corporate risks would benefit if companies added the cash conversion cycle method to more traditional measures of liquidity.
The JofA hears from a panel of three leaders on their ideas about efforts on Capitol Hill to modernize and streamline the Internal Revenue Code. Sponsored by Drake Software.
FORENSIC & VALUATION SERVICES
The top priorities of forensic and valuation services (FVS) accountants have changed drastically over the past few years, with business development concerns outpacing technical issues, according to a new AICPA study. The 2013 FVS Membership Top Issues Survey found that “bringing in new clients” ranked as the top issue facing respondents. The results were a shift from 2010, when the last such study found that “keeping up with professional standards” was No. 1.