Independence issues identified in the PCAOB’s 2017 staff inspections fell compared with the previous year, according to a report the board.
A proposal issued by FASB would amend the transition requirements and scope of the board’s new standard for accounting for credit losses.
Some say focusing too intently on quarterly reports causes companies to neglect the long-term goals that should be more of an emphasis.
The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the AICPA had standing to challenge the IRS’s Annual Filing Season Program for unenrolled tax preparers but further held that the program did not violate the Administrative Procedure Act.
Companies that sell products such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long-term-care insurance and annuities will change their accounting under new rules issued by FASB.
The effective date of the new “Hosting Services” interpretation in the AICPA’s “Independence Rule” has been extended 10 months by the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee.
Amendments proposed by FASB are intended to make implementation of the new lease accounting standard easier and less costly for lessors.
The AICPA’s Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinREC) has issued working drafts of accounting issues related to implementation of FASB’s new standard for accounting for credit losses.
Many Americans see a volatile stock market as a way to make a quick profit through short-term buying and selling, according to a new poll.
The IRS issued guidance on the new Sec. 199A deduction for qualified business income in the form of proposed regulations and a separate notice on how to calculate W-2 wages for those purposes.
The IRS finalized proposed regulations under Sec. 6223 on the procedures for designating a partnership representative and the authority of the partnership representative under the centralized partnership audit regime.
The order announcing the withdrawal says it is being done “to allow time for the reconstituted panel to confer on this appeal.”
The IRS issued proposed regulations providing guidance on Sec. 168(k), which was amended by P.L. 115-97, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, to increase the allowable first-year depreciation deduction for qualified property from 50% to 100%.
Under new rules proposed by GASB, state and local governments would use a single method to report conduit debt obligations and related obligations.
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the Sec. 965 transition tax that requires U.S. shareholders of deferred foreign income corporations to pay tax on post-1986 deferred income.
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Technical corrections issued by the AICPA clarify the definition of “covered member” in the AICPA Professional Standards and the independence rules for agreed-upon procedure engagements under the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements.
FASB has issued targeted changes to its new lease accounting standard that are designed to make implementation easier and reduce costs for financial statement preparers.
Final regulations address how taxpayers can comply with the requirements for adequate substantiation of charitable contributions of money or property.
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