Financial Reporting


The SEC again extended the dates by which nonaccelerated filers and foreign private issuers must comply with amendments—adopted in keeping with the internal control and financial reporting provisions of section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act—to its rules under the Securities Act of 1934 ( www.sec.gov/rules/final/33-8545.htm ). Such entities must begin to satisfy these requirements for their first fiscal year ending on or after July 15, 2006.

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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.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS warning on cyberattacks and a change in pension rules

Once again, the IRS sounds the alarm about a threat from cyberthieves. See how much you know about this and other recent news with this short quiz.

CHECKLIST

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.