The SBA issued new guidance intended to speed up and simplify the forgiveness process for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $150,000 or less, which represent 93% of the outstanding loans in the $800 billion program.
New guidance from the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (COSO), provides a detailed road map for incorporating cloud computing into an organization’s enterprise risk management.
The SBA has awarded more than $7.5 billion in Shuttered Venue Operator Grants to about 10,000 live entertainment venues and other eligible entities.
A Deloitte partner with a CFO focus explains why finance chiefs have reason for optimism, what concerns them, and why “we’re entering into a new realm.”
The US Small Business Administration has published a database of the more than 100,000 approved grants from the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
The SBA has formally notified lenders that it is no longer requiring a Loan Necessity Questionnaire to be submitted with forgiveness applications for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $2 million or more.
The SBA announced the closure of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund with a final tally of how it awarded the program’s $28.6 billion in funding.
Travel restrictions led to a buildup of compensated absences and a corresponding liability that has implications for financial reporting, auditing, and management.
Social distancing and other pandemic precautions don’t have to slow down your search for talent. One organization offers tips for conducting effective remote job interviews.
Preparation may be the best defense against fraud when disaster strikes.
More than one-third of finance leaders say their organizations are resuming customary business travel or plan to do so by the end of the year.
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.
It’s a good time to reflect on the CPA profession’s role in making this historic business relief program a success and to consider what comes next, especially in four key areas.
The AICPA and the Center for Audit Quality sent letters to the SEC supporting its exploration of disclosures related to climate change and environmental, social and governance issues.
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.
The US Small Business Administration reported its first set of grants from the $16.25 billion Shuttered Venue Operator Grants program.
CPA decision-makers are projecting sharp increases in revenue and profit in the coming year. Why? Hear more in this week’s podcast.
U.S. finance decision-makers are mainly positive for the coming year for their businesses and the domestic economy, according to a quarterly survey.
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.
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.