Accounting Compliance and Reporting (IFRS)

IASB clarifies definition of ‘material’

The IASB revised its definition of “material” in an effort to make it easier for companies to decide which information is important enough to include in their financial statements.

Why IFRS remains relevant in the U.S.

Knowledge and understanding of IFRS is important in the United States even though FASB’s standard-setting process best serves U.S. capital markets, SEC Chief Accountant Wes Bricker said.

Bringing leases into view

New lease accounting standards issued by FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board will result in substantial changes in recognition and presentation on the balance sheet for lessees.

PODCAST

What’s next for potential CPA licensure changes

A new model proposed by NASBA and the AICPA is designed with an eye on the future for newly licensed CPAs. The AICPA's Carl Mayes, CPA, provides background on the project and a look ahead to 2020.

VIDEO

What RPA is and how it works

Robotic process automation is like an Excel macro that can work on multiple applications, says Danielle Supkis Cheek, CPA. RPA can complete routine, repetitive tasks such as data entry, freeing up employee time from lower-level chores.