Government Accounting


The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board requests comments on the following exposure drafts ( www.fasab.gov/exposure.htm ): Elimination of the Category National Defense Property, Plant and Equipment (responses due by May 20), Target Audience and Qualitative Characteristics for the Consolidated Financial Report of the United States Government (responses due by June 30) and Selected Standards for the Consolidated Financial Report of the United States Government (responses due by June 30).

PODCAST

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.

VIDEO

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.