Auditing


The AICPA in March continued its efforts to help CPA firms improve their audit services to clients: See “ Institute Launches Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center .” Additional information is available at the center’s Web site, www.aicpa.org/ebpaqc/homepage.htm , which now is accepting member applications.

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Tax reform complicates year-end tax planning

Get your clients ready for tax season with these year-end tax planning strategies, which address how to make the most of recent tax law changes, such as the new deduction for qualified business income and the cap on the deductibility of state and local taxes.

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What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.