Risk Management

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO) exposes a draft framework ( www.erm.coso.org ), which defines and describes enterprise risk management and provides a standard against which public and private, profit and nonprofit entities can evaluate the effectiveness of their risk management practices and identify ways to improve them. Comments are due October 14. COSO expects to release the final framework in 2004.


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.