Internal Controls


The AICPA Audit Committee Effectiveness Center issued “SOX Section 404: Responding to an Adverse Report—A Checklist for the Audit Committee,” which can be downloaded free at www.aicpa.org/audcommctr . The checklist provides an overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act’s internal control evaluation requirements and specifies actions audit committees should take in response to adverse reports.

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A new line of business to consider

Technology assessments may open the door to new engagement opportunities for your firm. What is a technology assessment? How do you perform one? JofA Tech Q&A author J. Carlton Collins shows you in a detailed explanation.

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Maximizing the higher education tax credits

A counterintuitive strategy can save taxes by including otherwise excludable scholarships in gross income.