FASB’s Emerging Issues Task Force is expected to consider whether the new, converged revenue recognition standard applies to certain prepaid cards.
The Financial Accounting Foundation board of trustees issued a request for comment on the effectiveness, accomplishments and future role of the Private Company Council.
The IRS announced that about 800,000 taxpayers (20% of the people receiving the form) had received incorrect Forms 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, for 2014.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a proposal that would require disclosures linking each bifurcated embedded derivative to its host contract.
International convergence of the new revenue recognition standard may decrease as a result of clarifying revisions that will be proposed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the International Accounting Standards Board.
A new AICPA Auditing Standards Board attestation interpretation provides guidance for third-party due-diligence services performed as agreed-upon procedures engagements related to asset-backed securitizations.
The Affordable Care Act will impose a 40% excise tax on health care plans that provide excess benefits (so-called Cadillac health plans) starting in 2018. To prepare for its implementation, the IRS is asking taxpayers to comment on proposed rules.
The government says it sent thousands of incorrect Forms 1095-A to taxpayers who signed up for health insurance on the HealthCare.gov website. It is working to correct those forms by early March.
A recent KPMG survey shows that 64% of U.S. companies are uncertain about the path they’ll take to adopt the new, converged revenue recognition standard. Also, regulation is cited as the top compliance concern for 51% of corporate finance executives.
Qualifying employers must file a certification that the employee being hired is a member of a targeted group, no later than the 28th day after the employee begins work.
FASB and the IASB decided to propose clarifying certain areas of the converged revenue recognition standard that are causing implementation problems for some financial statement preparers.
The IRS said that small employers will not be subject to the Sec. 4980D excise tax for health insurance employer payment plans that do not comply with the market reforms required under the health care law.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a standard that is intended to make targeted improvements to consolidation guidance for certain legal entities.
Senior finance executives say their organizations are often not in alignment about the need for structured enterprise risk management, a survey on behalf of the AICPA shows.
The IRS issued a proposed revenue procedure that would permit employers who file refund claims for overpaid Federal Insurance Contributions Act and Railroad Retirement Tax Act taxes to obtain their employees’ consent to the refund claims electronically.
Small business taxpayers will be allowed to make certain accounting method changes under the tangible property (or “repair”) regulations without filing Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, the IRS announced.
The staffs of the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the AICPA will work together to clarify guidance for certain disclosures regarding uncertain tax positions.
FASB has made tentative decisions on certain disclosures it plans to require related to income taxes, with a focus on undistributed foreign earnings. The board is attempting to simplify financial reporting by streamlining disclosures.
The Society of Actuaries’ Retirement Plans Experience Committee released in 2014 its RP-2014 Mortality Tables Report, which includes new mortality tables developed for use by pension plans.
New questions and answers developed by the AICPA Conflict Minerals Task Force provide nonauthoritative guidance to practitioners performing independent private-sector audit engagements of conflict minerals reports.