Auditing


The AICPA launched an improved version of its Audit Committee Matching System (ACMS). The upgrade responds to suggestions from members, who now can add their resumes to the system so that companies can search among them for potential candidates. The ACMS and related resources are available at the Institute’s Audit Committee Effectiveness Center ( www.aicpa.org/audcommctr ).

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.