Institute Appoints Liaison for International Activities

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The AICPA in June named Gary M. Scopes, CPA, to be its director, international relations. He brings to the position experience in auditing, standards implementation and ethics enforcement. In addition to helping establish the auditing profession in several nations and consulting on projects sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the Asian Development Bank, Scopes has served with the International Federation of Accountants and the International Accounting Standards Board.


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New accounting standards on revenue recognition, leases, and credit losses present implementation challenges. This independently-written report identifies the hurdles that accounting professionals face and provides tips for overcoming the challenges.


How tax reform will impact individual taxpayers

Amy Wang, a CPA who is a senior technical manager for tax advocacy at the AICPA, answers to some of the most common questions on how the new tax reform law will impact individual taxpayers.