Government Accounting

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board issues Technical Bulletin 2002-2, Disclosures Required by Paragraph 79(g) of SFFAS 7, Accounting for Revenue and Other Financing Sources and Concepts for Reconciling Budgetary and Financial Accounting ( ). The bulletin explains to users, preparers and auditors what disclosures a federal financial reporting entity should make to comply with Statement 7 when issuing financial statements for a given fiscal year before the U.S. government publishes the actual amounts for that period.


Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

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


News quiz: Retirement planning, tax practice, and fraud risk

Recent reports focused on a survey that gauges the worries about retirement among CPA financial planners’ clients, a suit that affects tax practitioners, and a guide that offers advice on fraud risk. See how much you know with this short quiz.


Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.