The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board highlighted key areas of focus for auditor reporting related to the coronavirus pandemic in an audit staff practice alert.
Take this quiz to find out if you’re prepared to navigate issues such as remote audit procedures and going concern evaluations amid the pandemic.
Here is how practitioners can handle some of their biggest challenges when conducting audits in the current environment.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board delayed the effective dates of seven new standards as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what auditors need to know about the standards and their delay.
Employee stock ownership plans, their sponsors, and auditors all face new challenges and risks related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic has made site visits challenging for many auditors. Remote auditing techniques can help practitioners perform high-quality engagements during this difficult time.
The AICPA Peer Review Board voted to grant automatic six-month extensions for peer reviews, corrective actions and implementation plans with original due dates between Jan. 1 and Sept. 30 of this year.
The AICPA Auditing Standards board formally extended the effective dates Friday of seven new auditing standards because of concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Auditors are well prepared to work remotely, are supporting their staffs and community, and face an environment with heightened fraud risks, according to CAQ Executive Director Julie Bell Lindsay.
A few methods are available for providing sufficient appropriate evidence of inventory even if an auditor can’t make a site visit because of the coronavirus pandemic.
As the coronavirus gripped the world, regulators, standard setters, and others moved to adjust rules and effective dates that are important to businesses, CPAs, and their clients. Meanwhile, CPA Exam candidates will have additional opportunities for testing during an emergency testing period.
The Paycheck Protection Program has created a lifeline for small businesses — and challenges for CPAs. A new document published by the AICPA Center for Plain English Accounting contains guidance for CPAs to consider as they navigate these issues.
Audit firms are increasingly performing audits using data and analytics tools and techniques and have invested substantial resources in recent years into new technologies. However, auditors have expressed concerns about how external reviewers will scrutinize these approaches.
A vote by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board delayed by one year the effective dates of seven private company auditing standards. Among other things, the standards are generally related to the AICPA's new auditor reporting rules.
The PCAOB is requesting input to inform its analysis of its new critical audit matters requirements.
Because business volume and activities have changed significantly for many clients, auditors face new challenges related to auditing with changes in internal control. Here’s how practitioners can adjust to the changes and deliver a high-quality audit.
The AICPA has published a new report providing nonauthoritative guidance on frequently asked accounting and auditing questions related to the coronavirus pandemic.
With the release of Statement on Auditing Standards No. 140, the AICPA Auditing Standards Board has completed its yearlong effort to conform generally accepted auditing standards with the provisions of its new auditor reporting standards.
The consequences of the coronavirus on financial statement preparation and auditing are complex. Two CPAs share guidance for preparers and practitioners.
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board will consider on April 20 on whether to defer for one year the effective dates of Statements on Auditing Standards No. 134 through 140. The deferral is being considered to give firms relief amid the coronavirus pandemic.