Aspire to Accuracy


ON THE RECORD

“I would welcome the day that a taxpayer needing to report capital gains would get that information on a year-end form, in a consistent format, rather than doing it himself and worrying whether the data that he uses is correct.”

—IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman, speaking to the American Bar Association in Washington on May 9

Source: The IRS, www.irs.gov.

PODCAST

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.

VIDEO

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.