Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation

BY MICHAEL HAYES

BOOKMARKS 

By Thomas W. Golden, Steven L. Skalak and Mona M. Clayton
576 pages; hardcover
John Wiley & Sons, 2006

I n A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation, forensic accountants and auditors Thomas W. Golden, Steven L. Skalak and Mona M. Clayton explore what assurances auditors should provide in a post-Sarbanes-Oxley world. The book reveals the surprising complexity of fraud deterrence, detection and investigation, and offers a step-by-step approach to dealing with it. From basic techniques to intricate tests and technologies, this useful volume answers the need for wiser, better-trained financial statement and internal auditors who are thoroughly trained in fraud detection.

—Michael Hayes

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.

TAX PRACTICE CORNER

More R&D tax help

"Can I use the R&D credit?" PATH Act enhancements make the credit more attractive to a wider range of taxpayers.

QUIZ

News quiz: Tax-related data breach explained

News about a data breach that affected about 100,000 people, the IRS’s budget for the fiscal year, and the 2018 health spending account limits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.