Auditing


The Institute of Internal Auditors ( www.theiia.org ) issues for its members a summary of several regulatory organizations’ current and proposed corporate governance requirements aimed at improving the accuracy, completeness and transparency of financial statements. The regulations specify what boards of directors, audit committees and corporate managers must do to comply with provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, with the SEC’s forthcoming interpretation of them and with rules under development at the New York and American stock exchanges and the National Association of Securities Dealers.

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.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: Economy and health care changes top CPAs’ list

CPA decision-makers’ economic outlook and the House Republicans’ proposed tax changes as part of replacing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.