Financial Reporting


The SEC again extended the dates by which nonaccelerated filers and foreign private issuers must comply with amendments—adopted in keeping with the internal control and financial reporting provisions of section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act—to its rules under the Securities Act of 1934 ( www.sec.gov/rules/final/33-8545.htm ). Such entities must begin to satisfy these requirements for their first fiscal year ending on or after July 15, 2006.

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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.