Accounting & reporting

Q&A: FASAB reaches milestone amid pandemic

After celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board is continuing to move forward in its mission to deliver transparency in federal accounting, says board Chair George Scott, CPA, CGMA.

FASB to seek input on its standard-setting agenda

FASB will undergo a comprehensive project starting this month to determine its future standard-setting priorities, FASB Chair Richard Jones said at the AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments.

Emergence through fresh-start reporting

As an entity moves through the bankruptcy process, it must meet certain criteria to qualify, upon emergence, for fresh-start reporting under FASB ASC Topic 852, Reorganizations.

New SEC rules enable electronic submissions

The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to permit the use of electronic signatures in authentication documents and to facilitate electronic service and filing in the commission’s administrative proceedings.

FASB proposes 3 targeted lease accounting changes

FASB proposed three targeted changes to its lease accounting guidance. The proposal is a response to feedback the board received during its post-implementation process for the lease accounting standard.

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100th ANNIVERSARY

Black CPA Centennial, 1921–2021

With 2021 marking the 100th anniversary of the first Black licensed CPA in the United States, a yearlong campaign kicked off to recognize the nation’s Black CPAs and encourage greater progress in diversity, inclusion, and equity in the CPA profession.