Government Auditing


The AICPA released Auditing Governmental Financial Statements: Programs and Other Practice Aids, which contains programs and tools to help practitioners conduct government audits in keeping with GASB Statement no. 34’s new financial reporting model. Copies (product no. 006602JA) are available from the Institute at 888-777-7077 or www.cpa2biz.com .

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.