Auditing


The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board established the Office of Internal Oversight and Performance Assurance in March ( www.pcaobus.org/pcaob_news_2004-03-17.asp ). The office’s staff will conduct internal reviews of the board’s programs and operations to help ensure their integrity and effectiveness.

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.

PODCAST

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.