Financial reporting

Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA

To implement rapid changes in accounting standards, CPAs can focus first on their areas of specialty, according to Michael Brand, CPA, CGMA, a partner at Johnson, Feigley, Newton & Brand LLP.

CAQ, investor groups seek to preserve SOX provision

In a letter, the Center for Audit Quality and two investor groups opposed a provision of a bill that would decrease the number of companies required to comply with the rules in Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404(b).


CPEOs provide peace of mind around payroll services

The creation of these new IRS-certified service providers for small businesses clarifies some issues around traditional professional employer organizations.


8 sentences to help you master subject-verb agreement

When professionals prepare written material for readers inside their organization or outside, they should make sure that no errors distract from the message they need to convey. Take this short quiz for practice in subject-verb agreement.