Governmental

Fran Lawrence, CPA

Fran Lawrence, CPA, the CFO/deputy treasurer for the North Carolina State Treasurer, says you need to get creative in implementation planning.

A 10-K for the taxpayer

The financial report of the U.S. government provides a view of the government’s current financial metrics and trends, as well as perspective on future issues and challenges, including long-term fiscal sustainability.

Getting familiar with OPEB

GASB’s new accounting standards for other postemployment benefits (OPEB) are significantly different from previous standards for state and local governments.

FASAB seeks transparency on tax expenditures

The Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board proposed a standard with the intention of providing the public more information about the U.S. government’s tax expenditures.

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Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs

This free report expands on the most commonly found scams, why education and specialized IT knowledge help to lessen security vulnerabilities, and why every firm should plan carefully for how it would respond to a breach.

PODCAST

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.