GASB issued a proposed concepts statement that would establish new criteria for what state and local governments should disclose in the notes to their financial statements.
A technical bulletin issued by the FASAB clarified accounting guidance for federal governmental entities on the loss allowance for intragovernmental receivables.
Recent news included the IRS’s latest proposed rules on withholding and results of a survey on professional licensing. See how much you know about the news (or catch up) with this short quiz.
The AICPA has asked Treasury and the IRS to clarify that reporting relief on certain reporting under Sec. 465 will also apply to S corporations.
Gamers who, as part of a video game, transact in virtual currencies that do not leave the video game environment do not have to report the transactions on a tax return, the IRS made clear in a statement released on its website.
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Accounting for employee share-based compensation could become less complex for private companies after FASB endorsed the decision by the Private Company Council to propose a practical expedient for nonpublic entities.
The IRS proposed new regulations for withholding on individuals’ wages to reflect the statutory changes in the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, including the elimination of the personal exemption.
The AICPA's Accounting and Review Services Committee issued a new Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services (SSARS) that further converges the standards for reviews of financial statements in AICPA Professional Standards with international standards for such engagements.
The Proposed ASU would require not-for-profits to present contributed nonfinancial assets as a separate line item in the statement of activities.
Credentials for U.S. CPAs and South African chartered accountants have a path to be recognized in their respective countries under a new cross-border mutual recognition agreement.
Legislative challenges to professional licensing standards are a threat to CPAs and other professionals. But a new survey indicates strong public support for licensing standards.
Issues for state and local governments related to lease accounting, other post-employment benefits (OPEB), and other topics were addressed in an omnibus standard issued by GASB.
The IRS finalized the rules for maximum vehicle values under the cents-per-mile valuation rule and the fleet-average valuation rule after the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act increased those values to $50,000, adjusted for inflation.
The IRS announced that Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3), must now be submitted electronically.
The SEC voted to propose amendments that would simplify disclosure requirements and issued guidance on key performance indicators and metrics in MD&A.
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The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has issued guidance for practitioners performing verification or performance examination engagements pursuant to the Global Investment Performance Standards.
Audit quality is improved when firm leaders personally model the exemplary behaviors that they say they value, according to a new study backed by the AICPA Assurance Research Advisory Group.
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