Professional Issues


The AICPA develops a practice guide to assist members in observing FTC and SEC privacy and disclosure requirements established by the Graham-Leach-Bliley Act ( http://ftp.aicpa.org/public/download/news/ftc.doc ).

The SBA presents outstanding entrepreneurship awards to two CPAs—David A. Cottrell of Anchorage, Alaska, and Margaret A. Johnsson of Chicago—recognized for their personal achievements and contributions to the nation’s economy ( smallbusinesssuccess.sba.gov/ ).

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2019 State of Financial Reporting Survey

We surveyed nearly 600 finance and accounting professionals on their month-end close and reporting processes. See the results.

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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.