International


  The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) launched an Internet portal for accountants employed in business and industry. The site ( www.ifacnet.com ) provides one-stop access to previously hard-to-find articles, guidance and tools. Thirteen accounting organizations, including the AICPA, together with IFAC, have agreed to share their electronic resources through IFACnet . Although there is no fee to use the site, some searches may identify documents or publications available for purchase.

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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.