Auditing

AICPA issues nonauthoritative guidance for payroll audits

New Technical Questions and Answers issued Tuesday by the AICPA provide nonauthoritative guidance for multiemployer plan payroll compliance services when engaged to perform payroll compliance procedures as an agreed-upon procedures engagement in accordance with AT-C Section 215.

ASB issues auditing interpretation on dual reporting

An interpretation issued by the AICPA Auditing Standards Board helps auditors comply with reporting requirements during engagements performed under both generally accepted auditing standards and PCAOB rules.

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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.