Erin Collins mentions improvement in her annual report to Congress, but she says the IRS still needs to deal with the unanswered phone calls, including the 16% answer rate at the Practitioner Priority Service line.
Most mergers and acquisitions involve some form of a finance transformation, according to a new Deloitte survey that looks at related challenges and how to address them.
The AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee (PEEC) approved updates to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, including two new definitions and one revised definition.
Nearly 12 million taxpayers received refunds for 2020 through automatic corrections the IRS made because the American Rescue Plan Act added an exclusion for unemployment compensation after some taxpayers had already filed their returns.
Regulation is an important step to establishing a baseline for ESG reporting, but it’s only a first step, according to panelists at the AICPA & CIMA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.
A TIGTA audit report says the IRS wrongly included over 14,000 low-income taxpayers among those subject to private collection agencies. The IRS disputed the report, saying those taxpayers aren’t protected by the Taxpayer First Act.
The director of the PCAOB inspections team recently issued a call to action for auditors at the AICPA & CIMA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.
The year-end appropriations act included the Secure 2.0 Act, which makes many changes to the retirement plan rules, including expanding automatic enrollment and increasing the starting age for required minimum distributions.
Updates to the CPA Exam Blueprints introduce flexibility and reflect the changing role and demands of today’s CPAs. Three sections of the Exam will cover Core competency skills, and the candidate can select a Discipline for the fourth section.
The standard mileage rate for business use of a vehicle has increased, the IRS announced, effective as of Jan. 1.
The IRS announced late in December that it is delaying the new, lower $600 reporting threshold for third-party settlement organizations so that it will not apply to transactions in 2022.
The IRS announced that it will issue proposed regulations providing some relief to brokers that are required to withhold on the transfer of an interest in a publicly traded partnership (PTP) if the PTP is a foreign-traded entity.
FASB extended the period of time preparers can use the reference rate reform relief guidance by two years, to 2024.
The IRS and a possible new commissioner have until Feb. 17, 2023, to advise Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen how they plan to spend $80 billion that Congress budgeted for the agency over the next 10 years.
The PCAOB issued a proposed new standard that is designed to strengthen and modernize the requirements for the auditor’s use of confirmation.
Technology has been transforming audits for years, and that trend will only accelerate with the Statement on Auditing Standards (SAS) No. 142, Audit Evidence, which took effect on Dec. 15, 2022.
Here are ways to control that judgmental voice in your head that makes you question your abilities and achievements.
FASB has released its annual GAAP Taxonomy, which includes the 2023 GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy and the 2023 SEC Reporting Taxonomy.
The board made several tentative decisions related to the project, which will affect public and private entities, including investment companies and not-for-profits.
While the adopted rule adds more checks and balances related to insider trading, the proposed rules aim to remedy SEC Chair Gary Gensler’s concerns that capital markets “are not as fair and competitive as possible for individual investors.”