Auditing

Rethinking the audit

As technological innovations change the way audits are performed, auditors need to be ready to use new tools to gain insight from data.

How to enable audit innovation

Deloitte’s efforts are aided by a mechanism for generating ideas, strategic alliances with technology developers, and easy-to-use tools.

ASB issues new going concern auditing standard

The AICPA Auditing Standards Board issued a new standard that considers FASB’s new accounting considerations for going concern as well as GASB’s accounting guidance for state and local governments.

11 tips for success with single audits

As a new regulation takes effect for single audits, practitioners need to plan carefully, and test and document skillfully as they perform this specialized work for clients.

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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.

TECHNOLOGY Q&A

How to create maps in Excel 2016

Microsoft Excel 2016 has two new mapping capabilities. J. Carlton Collins, CPA, demonstrates how to make masterful 2D and 3D maps in Excel 2016.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS enforcement, a hot job, and audit value

The IRS’s 2016 Data Book, a “hot job” of particular interest at this time of year, and insight into how executive and audit committees view the insights from financial statement audits received attention recently. See how much you know with this short quiz.