APRIL 2016 NEWS

FASB to draft final standard on credit losses

FASB voted to draft a standard that will require an expected-loss approach for reporting of credit losses on loans and other financial assets rather than an incurred-loss approach.

The gaps that remain in risk initiatives

About half of public companies have a complete enterprise risk management process, according to a new survey by the American Institute of CPAs and North Carolina State University.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

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How tax reform — and Excel — are changing the CPA Exam

Mike Decker, the vice president of examinations at the AICPA, discusses changes being made to the exam as a result of tax reform — and about how Excel will now be available for use on the test.