Sponsored reports from the Journal of Accountancy

Throughout the year, the Journal of Accountancy publishes sponsored reports that offer readers a deep dive on a specific topic. Download the report today or check back in during the publishing month to stay updated. To advertise in these lead generation reports, email adsales@aicpa.org.

March: Changes ahead

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters and Blackline

Accountants and auditors are being challenged by a flood of important new standards and requirements. Learn how to prepare for some of the biggest issues CPAs are facing this year in this sponsored report.

May: Post-busy season checklist

Sponsored by Thomson Reuters, Bloomberg BNA, Bloomberg BNA // Software and Wolters Kluwer

Now that tax season is over, pause for some introspection to guarantee that next year’s busy season is even better. Bonus: “Dirty dozen” scams list to share with your clients.

June: State and local taxes

Sponsored by Avalara, Bloomberg BNA // Software and Vertex SMB

Sales and use tax compliance has been complicated by nexus expansion. In this report, we provide an overview of this issue and include a handy state-by-state summary of click-through nexus or notification requirements. 

July: What to know before you commit to the cloud

Sponsored by AccountantsWorld, Certify, Office Tools and Sage Accountant Solutions

This report answers common questions CPAs may have as they consider making the transition. Also includes a list of questions you should ask a cloud vendor.

September: Time to prepare for overtime changes

Sponsored by AccountantsWorld, ADP, Paychex and Zenefits

Millions of workers will be eligible for overtime pay effective Dec. 1, 2016. As an employer, trusted business adviser, or HR professional, you will need to be aware of exemption guidance, record requirements, advice for clients, and typical problems in applying overtime pay.

October: Year-end tax planning and what's new for 2016

Sponsored by 1st Global, Bloomberg BNA, OfficeTools, PresentationFolders.com, Sage Accountant Solutions and SmartVault Corporation

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. In this independent report, we discuss  strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.

SPONSORED REPORT

Revenue recognition: A complex effort

Implementing the new standard requires careful judgment. Learn how to make significant accounting judgments and document them and collaborate with peers for consistent application.

VIDEO

How to Excel pivot a general ledger

The general ledger is a vast historical data archive of your company's financial activities, including revenue, expenses, adjustments, and account balances. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, shows how to prepare data for, and mine data with, PivotTables.

QUIZ

News quiz: Taking an economic snapshot and looking to the future

Recent news included IRS actions that affect individuals and partnerships and a possibly influential move by a Big Four accounting firm.Take this short quiz to see how much you know about the news.