EU wants all listed companies to use international accounting standards by 2005 ( ).

G4+1 shuts down as IASB starts up ( ).

IASC establishes international accounting standard-setting board ( ).

U.K.’s audit board seeks feedback on standards convergence handbook ( ). Comments are due by April 30.

Financial Reporting Council reviews U.K. accounting issues ( ).

International accounting firms to develop global quality standard for audits ( ).

IFAC releases draft accounting standards for governments ( ). Comments are due by May 31.

IFAC study compares national and international accounting rules ( ).

Ernst & Young merges with China’s largest accounting firm ( ).


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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.