Journal of Accountancy podcast episodes

Open source information and forensic accountants

Veteran investigator Cynthia Hetherington offers practical tips and guidance on how forensic accountants can use the open source information found on the internet to make themselves smarter, better investigators while staying within privacy laws.

Where accounting really stands with blockchain

Erik Asgeirsson, president and CEO of CPA.com, and Ron Quaranta, founder and chairman of the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance, examine tax and accounting issues related to cryptoassets and explore assurance opportunities blockchain is creating for accountants.

Sponsored: What’s new for QBI?

Sponsored by Drake Software | Vice President of Strategic Development John Sapp, CPA, briefly explains the Sec. 199A qualified business income (QBI) deduction safe harbor rule and Forms 8995 and 8995-A.

Humpty Dumpty meets the tax code

Annette Nellen, Esq., CPA, CGMA, walks us through four recent decisions by the U.S. Tax Court to show how the precise application of a word or phrase can make a world of difference.

You might be a tax shelter if …

Does your business fall under the definition of a syndicate? Chris Hesse, chair of the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee, reveals where the traps lie for business taxpayers and their CPA advisers.

5 steps to a successful sale

Fentress Seagroves, deals partner for the U.S. with PwC, outlines the steps business owners can take to ensure a successful transition and discusses the many ways CPAs can support them during this process.

How the CPA Exam is poised to change

New technologies with the power to reshape accounting, such as data analytics, are emerging all the time. Rich Gallagher, CPA, senior director of content for the AICPA Examinations team, explains how the CPA Exam is able to keep up with such changes.