FYI


The AICPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners release a free one-hour PC-based training program. How Fraud Hurts You and Your Organization , that can be downloaded at no charge from http://antifraud.aicpa.org/Resources/
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The course also is available on CD from the AICPA at 888–777–7077 (product code 056513JA). It includes definitions of fraud, examples of fraudulent activity and actual case studies and is suitable for CPAs and their companies.

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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.