New AcSec Chairman


The AICPA named Mark V. Sever, a partner of Ernst & Young LLP, as chairman of its accounting standards executive committee (AcSEC), effective October 2000. Sever, who is a current AcSEC member, succeeds David Kaplan of PricewaterhouseCoopers, who completes his three-year term as chairman.

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What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.