The 20 most popular stories of 2011

BY MEGAN PINKSTON

We tallied the traffic on journalofaccountancy.com to determine 2011’s most popular JofA articles and news. Use the lists below to catch up on important news and professional developments you may have missed in the past year.

Here are the most popular feature articles of 2011 from the JofA’s monthly print edition in chronological order:


Of the 341 news stories published exclusively on journalofaccountancy.com in 2011, here are the top 10 most popular in chronological order:


And for our readers interested in topics other than tax—which dominated our list of top news stories last year—here are the top five most-read nontax news stories published on journalofaccountancy.com in 2011:


Megan Pinkston (
mpinkston@aicpa.org ) is a JofA senior editor.

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