Management accounting

ESG assurance: An emerging opportunity for CPAs

As momentum grows for environmental, social and governance disclosures, ESG assurance opportunities are expected to present themselves for CPAs, who currently are performing a small fraction of these engagements in the US.

Internal audit has pivotal role in ESG reporting

Reporting on environmental, social and governance information is becoming increasingly important. Internal audit’s independent advisory and assurance work can help organizations get it right.

5 trends to watch during the pandemic recovery

Inflation fears, labor shortages and real estate issues all are top-of-mind as the US appears to be emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Former CNBC Chief Economist Marci Rossell provided AICPA Council members with advice Wednesday on what to expect in the weeks and months ahead.

Accounting profession continues to zero in on DEI issues

After a year of heightened focus on diversity, equity and inclusion issues, leaders of the accounting profession are continuing in their commitment to make strides in this area. Accountability and transparency related to these issues will be pivotal in the coming years.

Supporting AAPI talent in May and beyond

A diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant explains why DEI should more often be referred to as DEIB. She also offers tips for organizations and individuals to support employees of Asian heritage.

Tips for lease accounting amid financial uncertainty

Many private companies and not-for-profits are adopting new lease accounting standards, and public companies that have adopted the guidance are applying it amid a pandemic-fueled surge in lease renegotiations.

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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.

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.