A new Center for Audit Quality tool, Emerging Technologies, is designed to help audit committees perform oversight of financial reporting that is affected by emerging technologies.
The PCAOB will meet to consider adopting new rules for public company auditors on auditing accounting estimates, including fair value measurements, and on the use of specialists.
The new concept of “individually tailored” accounting disclosures has been a challenge for accountants and auditors.
The IRS issued guidance outlining how to determine the amount of parking expense that is nondeductible under Sec. 274(a)(4) when employers provide parking for their employees.
Companies need to adhere to policies and controls that reinforce quality in non-GAAP reporting and KPIs, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Jay Clayton and Chief Accountant Wes Bricker said at the AICPA Conference on SEC and PCAOB Developments.
A proposed standard by the AICPA Forensic and Valuation Services Committee would classify forensic services engagements as being performed for the purpose of either “litigation” or “investigation.”
An Accounting Standards Update affects accounting for sales and similar taxes, certain lessor costs and certain requirements related to variable payments in contracts.
The new reporting model for public company audits requires practitioners to disclose “critical audit matters” that arise during their work. A new Center for Audit Quality report examines the results of “dry runs” that are designed to help firms develop methodologies for determining and reporting critical audit matters.
The IRS issued initial guidance on the application of Sec. 83(i), which allows certain employees to defer recognition of income attributable to the receipt or vesting of qualified stock.
Inspections of registered audit firms will focus on systems of quality control, independence issues, and recurring deficiencies.
The renewal of a mutual recognition agreement gives qualified U.S. CPAs eligibility to obtain the CA ANZ credential, which is a pathway to obtaining audit rights in Australia and New Zealand.
Optimism in the domestic and global economies slipped this quarter, with concerns about trade disputes, tariffs, and worker shortages voiced in a quarterly survey of U.S. finance executives.
Smaller organizations with limited staff may have difficulty implementing FASB’s new standard on presentation of not-for-profit financial statements. These best practices can make the work easier.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has voted to issue a new standard for employee benefit plan audits.
The IRS announced procedures for taxpayers to change their accounting method to comply with the amendment of Sec. 451(b) enacted by the tax law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
The IRS issued proposed regulations on the determination of the foreign tax credit after the changes in the law made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Here are some things that company finance departments may wish to keep in mind as the lease accounting standard takes effect at the beginning of next year for public companies.
Possible changes to the CPA licensure requirements are being explored by a working group formed by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and the AICPA.
Eighty percent of Americans would choose a job with benefits over one with no benefits that paid 30% more, according to a Harris Poll survey on behalf of the AICPA.
The IRS issued a notice providing interim guidance for the 2019 calendar year on income tax withholding from wages and from retirement and annuity distributions.