NEWS

How to communicate with purpose

Effective communication is an essential skill for accountants and finance professionals. Here are five basic tactics that impactful communicators use.

The number of CFOs who are women hits an all-time high

The percentage of CFOs who are women hit an all-time high last year, and racial and ethnic minorities also continue to make gains in obtaining roles in the C-suite, according to an annual report from Crist Kolder.

Using ChatGPT with Excel

This month’s column explains how the new AI tool known as ChatGPT can help with challenging Excel tasks such as creating PivotTables and writing macros.

Auditing best practices: What academic fraud research reveals

Complying with AU-C Section 240, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit, when conducting financial statement audits challenges practitioners’ professional skills and knowledge regarding identification, assessment, and response to fraud risks. Academic research reveals best practices for enhancing fraud-related financial audit performance.

IRS to accept 2022 tax returns starting Jan. 23

The IRS said that most electronic filers will receive their refund within 21 days if they choose direct deposit and there are no issues with their tax return. The deadline to file is Tuesday, April 18.

Where to find February’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 

 

 

 

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