FYI


The Association of Government Accountants honors the GAO, the National Science Foundation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Social Security Administration and the Departments of Energy, Interior, Labor and State with Certificates of Excellence in Accountability Reporting ( www.agacgfm.org/cear/index.htm ) for the fiscal year 2001 reports they issued on their financial affairs and programs.

The Institute of Internal Auditors elects LeRoy E. Bookal, CIA, chairman of its board for a term of one year.

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.

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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.