Money Laundering


The IRS, 33 states and Puerto Rico agreed to share Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) information and coordinate their resources to ensure that currency exchangers, check cashiers, money transmitters and issuers of traveler’s checks and stored-value cards—known as money services businesses (MSBs)—register with the government and report cash transactions and suspicious activities that may be signs of money laundering or other financial crimes. Additional information about MSBs and the BSA is available at www.irs.gov or the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ( www.fincen.gov ).

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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.