The spread of the novel coronavirus presents serious concerns and challenges for many around the world. To help, below we’re gathering the latest news stories along with relevant columns, tips, podcasts, and videos from the Journal of Accountancy. You can also read the latest news on advocacy and tax relief, the CARES Act, and the Paycheck Protection Program.
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COVID-19 news and resources
Changes once considered radical have become the norm in the accounting profession. Firm leaders share their lessons learned.
Tom Hood, CPA/CITP, CGMA, shares what the pandemic-fueled acceleration of work-from-home practices means for business in the future.
Updated guidance issued by the Treasury Department and the U.S. SBA addresses PPP loan maturity dates for all borrowers as well as maximum loan amounts for certain self-employed individuals.
With few employees taking extended time off this summer due to the coronavirus pandemic, firms will inevitably face scheduling challenges as the year ends.
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.
With new guidance and extensions on use of funds, US businesses seek and find financial boosts in overall uncertain times.
Recent changes to Medicare due to the pandemic include COVID-19 testing coverage, telemedicine coverage and a requirement that Part D plans provide a 90-day supply of covered drugs upon request. Medicare will also cover a vaccine if one is developed.
On average, only 30% of CPA financial planners’ clients have made changes to their financial plans due to the pandemic, according to the latest AICPA Personal Financial Planning Trends survey.