NEWS

FASB asks for feedback on standard-setting agenda

FASB is seeking comment on what the board’s future standard-setting priorities should be. Stakeholders are asked to provide feedback by Sept. 22 to help FASB identify areas where there’s a pervasive need to improve generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

ESG assurance: An emerging opportunity for CPAs

As momentum grows for environmental, social and governance disclosures, ESG assurance opportunities are expected to present themselves for CPAs, who currently are performing a small fraction of these engagements in the US.

Coming together to advance Black CPAs

Leaders whose organizations focus on promoting the advancement of Black CPAs, both on their own and as a part of the Black CPA Centennial, offer insights on where the profession stands and where it needs to go.

Supreme Court lets health care law stand

The US Supreme Court held that Texas and several other states lacked standing to sue over the constitutionality of the Sec. 5000A mandate that requires individuals to obtain minimum essential health coverage. The decision leaves the Affordable Care Act in place.

AICPA, NASBA launch CPA Evolution Model Curriculum

The AICPA and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) have launched the CPA Evolution Model Curriculum (CPAEMC), a recommended blueprint for an accounting program designed to help educators prepare graduates for the changing demands of the CPA profession.

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100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.