International


The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) issued a staff-prepared series of questions and answers relating to international financial reporting standards (IFRSs), First Time Adoption of IFRSs—Guidance for Auditors on Reporting Issues. The document is available online ( www.ifac.org/store ) at no charge.

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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.