The Profession Loses a Trailblazer


Barbara A. Henderson, CPA—the first woman appointed to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)—died in November at age 67. She was a member of GASB from 1991 until her retirement in 1999 and also of its predecessor, the National Council on Government Accounting.

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What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

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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.