Journal Dispenses Medicine

Congratulations on Facts and Fables About Computer Viruses (JofA, May98, page 39). It was one of the more intelligent discussions of computer viruses I have seen. The author correctly says the risk of virus infection is not as severe as some would believe. His tips and suggestions are excellent recommendations; all computer users who are concerned about viruses should use them.

Tom OConnor, CPA, Controller
Miracle Services, Inc.
Hanover, Maryland


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.