“People can reject the standards, but ultimately this body was chosen to be independent and tough-minded and to do what it thinks is right. I think I would rather go down than cave in.”

—Sir David Tweedie, chairman of the IASB, quoted in Accountancy Ireland.


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.


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.