A Better Way To Stamp


In the December 2005 column , I suggested a way to place a stamp ( Prepared By: Reviewed By: ) in a spreadsheet. Reader Allison A. Schultz, CPA, CFO of Southern Aluminum, Magnolia, Ark., suggests an alternative method. After creating the stamp in Excel, highlight it and press Shift+Edit, bringing up this menu:

Click on Copy Picture, which evokes this screen:

Then click on As shown on screen and Picture and OK .

You now have two options: If you want to paste the stamp immediately, place your cursor where you want the stamp to appear and click on Edit and Paste Special . If you want to paste it later, highlight it and copy it (Ctrl+C). That will store it in the Clipboard, which you can evoke later by clicking on Edit , Office Clipboard .


6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors

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.