Background and nonauthoritative guidance on lease accounting for continuing care retirement community Type A life care contracts is provided in Technical Questions and Answers (TQAs) published by the AICPA.
Women, particularly Black women and other women of color, are a rare sight in executive leadership. A panel discussion at ENGAGE explores why and how to change it.
The AICPA and CPA.com are launching .cpa, a restricted Internet domain exclusively for licensed CPA firms and, beginning next year, individual CPAs. The new .cpa domain is designed to promote greater trust in firms’ online interactions with clients and the public.
The IRS identified a dozen forms for which is will accept e-signatures for the rest of the year. The forms covered include Form 8879, IRS e-file Signature Authorization, used for e-filing individual income tax returns.
Blockchain is often misunderstood. For instance, there is not one blockchain but many. Similarly, there are many opinions about how blockchain will affect the practice of accounting. Participants in the our annual technology roundtable add their voices to the debate.
The IRS issued guidance on the payroll tax deferral ordered by President Donald Trump on Aug. 8. The notice requires employers to withhold deferred taxes during the period from Jan. 1 to April 30, 2021.
The forgivable portion of a Paycheck Protection Program loan should be accounted for by the lender as an interest-bearing loan until payment for that loan is received from the SBA, according to new Technical Question and Answer Guidance issued by the AICPA.
A proposed standard by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board is designed to enhance auditors’ processes for identifying and responding to the risks of material misstatement in financial statements.
The IRS provided information and tools that tax practitioners can use to inform individuals who are eligible to receive economic impact payments but did not receive one automatically.
The SEC voted to amend its rules for public company disclosures of the description of business, legal proceedings and risk factors. The commission also changed its definition of "accredited investor."
AICPA members’ responsibilities when responding to client requests for client-provided records would be clarified under a proposal issued by the AICPA Professional Ethics Executive Committee that would amend the “Records Requests” interpretation in the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.
The SBA and Treasury published an interim final rule that provides clarity on Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness issues related to owner-employee compensation calculations and the eligibility of nonpayroll costs related to certain lease and property ownership scenarios.
The IRS finalized regulations and withdrew temporary regulations on the Sec. 245A dividend rules, as well as Sec. 954 and the reporting requirements for those new rules under Sec. 6038, which were all amended by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS has stopped sending balance-due notices to taxpayers as it works to process its backlog of unopened mail. It is also working to correct certain erroneous penalties for some employers who reduced their payroll tax deposits to claim COVID-19 relief-related credits.
Social distancing rules designed to stunt the growth of the COVID-19 pandemic have made it impossible, or at least impractical, to conduct in-person interviews for forensic and auditing engagements.
The AICPA Peer Review Board voted to continue permitting remote system reviews for CPA firms without prior approval of the administering entity for system reviews commencing before June 30, 2021.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic and social upheaval, taking a fresh look at your practice and leading with emotional intelligence can lead to improvements in business results and employee welfare.
The IRS issued proposed regulations explaining the extended rollover period that applies to qualified plan loan offsets after the rules were amended by the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS said it had launched its eagerly awaited program to accept Forms 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, electronically.
The effective response by public company auditors during the coronavirus pandemic has helped maintain the public’s faith in the capital markets, Center for Audit Quality Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay said.