New guidance issued by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board provides practitioners with guidance on one of their most difficult tasks — auditing accounting estimates and related disclosures.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board issued a new standard that recognizes the evolving nature of business, including use of technology.
Public company auditors can play an important role in enhancing the reliability of company disclosures on environmental, social and governance information, according to a new Center for Audit Quality report.
To perform a high-quality audit, practitioners need a thorough understanding of FASB’s new standard and its implications for their clients’ financial statements.
Building relationships is a key to helping clients achieve their mission, according to Alan Jowers, CPA, a partner with Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.
Compilations of financial statements that omit substantially all disclosures can provide challenges for CPAs as the pandemic hurts clients’ businesses. Here’s how CPAs can handle the challenging judgments in these engagements.
The coronavirus pandemic has increased risk in certain areas of the audit for clients with 2020 year ends. Take this quiz to see if you are ready to audit these areas.
Audit risk assessments and sampling procedures may need to change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Lynford Graham, CPA, Ph.D.
CPA firms with certain peer review deadlines were granted an extension amid the havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Some firms are nonetheless staying on schedule, and others are urged to at least schedule their delayed reviews so they don’t fall too far behind.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound effect on employee benefit plan financial statements. Preparers and auditors need to carefully consider going concern implications, CARES Act implications and more.
The coronavirus pandemic has created special challenges for practitioners to consider related to internal control, fraud, legal compliance, and accounting estimates. Here’s how auditors can address these risks.
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board highlighted key areas of focus for auditor reporting related to the coronavirus pandemic in an audit staff practice alert.
Take this quiz to find out if you’re prepared to navigate issues such as remote audit procedures and going concern evaluations amid the pandemic.
Here is how practitioners can handle some of their biggest challenges when conducting audits in the current environment.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board delayed the effective dates of seven new standards as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what auditors need to know about the standards and their delay.
Employee stock ownership plans, their sponsors, and auditors all face new challenges and risks related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has made site visits challenging for many auditors. Remote auditing techniques can help practitioners perform high-quality engagements during this difficult time.
The AICPA Peer Review Board voted to grant automatic six-month extensions for peer reviews, corrective actions and implementation plans with original due dates between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30 of this year.
The AICPA Auditing Standards board formally extended the effective dates Friday of seven new auditing standards because of concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Auditors are well prepared to work remotely, are supporting their staffs and community, and face an environment with heightened fraud risks, according to CAQ Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay.