Merger-and-acquisition activity for CPA firms is surging in 2021 after dropping in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Joel Sinkin, president of Transition Advisors LLC said in a session at AICPA & CIMA ENGAGE 2021.
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Many small businesses were forced to reinvent themselves to survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how CPAs who offer client advisory services helped business-owner clients explore new options for creating revenue.
New guidance from the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), provides a detailed road map for incorporating cloud computing into an organization’s enterprise risk management.
New top-level web domains, such as .cpa, are one way for firms to modernize their digital front door. Here’s what you need to know about these new top-level domains (TLDs) and why you may want to consider using them.
A risk assurance and advisory leader at Cherry Bekaert discusses how firms of any size can identify, prepare for, and take advantage of cyber advisory opportunities.
This article discusses ways to help integrate new employees into firm culture, even when everyone can’t be together in person.
Four accounting and academic experts offer advice on teaching this all-important topic.
Hear why the AICPA is backing proposed legislation that would categorize accounting as a STEM career; also, get the scoop on the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams.
Preparation may be the best defense against fraud when disaster strikes.
Here are some ways accounting departments and faculty can integrate technology throughout the curriculum to better prepare graduates to meet the needs of the profession.
CPA decision-makers are projecting sharp increases in revenue and profit in the coming year. Why? Hear more in this week’s podcast.
Not-for-profits have experienced huge challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. Careful oversight of policies related to people, cash flow, and fraud can smooth the path to long-term sustainability for the mission.
A new joint publication from AICPA & CIMA and ISACA provides a risk matrix that identifies risk in five key domains — governance, infrastructure, data, key management and smart contracts.
This article discusses how CPAs should plan for and expect significant organic growth based on the transformation that occurred due to the pandemic.
Religious organizations are vulnerable to fraud precisely because of the tenets of trust and forgiveness that define them, and the pandemic has led to increased risks. CPAs are in a position to advise churches on steps they can take to reduce fraud risk without compromising their principles.
CPAs can be engaged as third-party assessors of US defense contractors’ compliance with new cybersecurity requirements.
College and university accounting departments should update their curricula to meet the demands of practice, an AICPA-NASBA gap analysis survey found.
Cyberattackers remain unrelenting in adapting tactics to exploit human and technological vulnerabilities.
News to know in this express version of the JofA podcast: Reminders for online shopping, employee retention credit changes, and more.
Remote auditing, new risks, going concern issues and changes in internal controls give not-for-profit auditors a long list of challenges to meet as a result of the pandemic. Here’s what practitioners should keep in mind.