Financial Reporting


Most of the 947 companies whose CEOs and CFOs are required by the SEC to certify the accuracy and completeness of corporate financial statements met the commission’s initial August 14 deadline. To assist investors and others in tracking which of these large corporations have complied, the commission listed on its Web site ( www.sec.gov/rules/extra/ceocfo.htm ) each company’s status.

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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.