Auditing


The Institute of Internal Auditors ( www.theiia.org ) issues for its members a summary of several regulatory organizations’ current and proposed corporate governance requirements aimed at improving the accuracy, completeness and transparency of financial statements. The regulations specify what boards of directors, audit committees and corporate managers must do to comply with provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, with the SEC’s forthcoming interpretation of them and with rules under development at the New York and American stock exchanges and the National Association of Securities Dealers.

NEWS

IRS sets start date for tax season

The IRS announced that tax season will start in late January and that it will issue refunds to taxpayers despite the partial shutdown of the federal government.

PODCAST

Why CPAs can’t wait on automation tools

What do accounting firms waiting on others to develop AI, automation, and data analytics tools have in common with a baseball fan sitting in a stadium filling with water at an exponential rate? The answer could determine your firm’s fate.