Audit

ASB extends comment period for quality management ED

The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has extended the comment period through Aug. 31 for an exposure draft of three interrelated proposed standards that would change the way firms manage quality in their accounting and auditing practices.

NOCLAR: Proposals aim to help CPAs find the right balance

It can be difficult for a CPA to decide how to proceed if they identify or suspect a client’s or employer’s noncompliance with laws or regulations. New proposals are designed to help CPAs fulfill their ethical responsibilities.

Quality audits amid chaos

These tips can help practitioners as they audit financial statements of clients affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Single audits: Deliver high quality in a challenging time

The federal funding surge that accompanied the coronavirus pandemic has made single audits more challenging than ever. But now that the rules have been released, practitioners need to focus on delivering high-quality single audits in this difficult time.

Quiz: Are you prepared to audit fraud risk during a pandemic?

With so many organizations financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and making an abrupt shift to remote working, there’s a perfect storm for increased fraud in financial statements. Take this quiz to see if you know your responsibilities for auditing fraud risks in your engagements.

Tips for auditing in a COVID-19 environment

The coronavirus pandemic has dramatically disrupted the focus and procedures involved in many audits. These tips provide best practices, fraud considerations and new procedures practitioners may wish to use.

Where to find January’s flipbook issue

Starting this month, all Association magazines — the Journal of Accountancy, The Tax Adviser, and FM magazine (coming in February) — are completely digital. Read more about the change and get tips on how to access the new flipbook digital issues.

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Get your clients ready for tax season

Upon its enactment in March, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) introduced many new tax changes, some of which retroactively affected 2020 returns. Making the right moves now can help you mitigate any surprises heading into 2022.