Financial Reporting


The Institute, in cooperation with industry experts, has updated and revised illustrative financial statements for banks, savings institutions, credit unions and mortgage companies (in separate versions), which members can find online at www.aicpa.org/members/div/acctstd/illustrative_fs.asp . These illustrative statements also are available in the AICPA publication, Checklists and Illustrative Financial Statements for Banks, Savings Institutions, Credit Unions, Finance Companies, and Mortgage Companies.

While the statements are not intended to be comprehensive or to establish a preference among alternative principles acceptable under GAAP, they do provide guidance useful to members employed in depository or lending institutions.

SPONSORED REPORT

How the election may affect taxation of business income

This report summarizes recent proposals to reform the U.S. business income tax system and considers the path to enactment of any such legislation.

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

Did you follow 2016’s biggest accounting news?

CPAs will remember 2016 as a year of new standards and new faces. How well did you follow the biggest accounting events? The 7 questions in this quiz will help you find out