Risk Management


The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) exposes a draft framework ( www.erm.coso.org ), which defines and describes enterprise risk management and provides a standard against which public and private, profit and nonprofit entities can evaluate the effectiveness of their risk management practices and identify ways to improve them. Comments are due October 14. COSO expects to release the final framework in 2004.

SPONSORED REPORT

Keeping client information safe in an age of scams and security threats

A look at the Dirty Dozen tax scams and ways to protect taxpayer information.

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: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.