Engagement Planning and Preparation and Information Gathering and Preservation

Is Business Appraising for You?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY BV IS A VERY CHALLENGING BUSINESS that requires an unusual set of skills. CPAs SUCCESSFUL AT OFFERING BV tend to: — Function well under intense pressure. — Communicate well, both orally and in writing. — Integrate quantitative and subjective data coherently. — Be unfazed by ambiguity and uncertainty.

Do We Understand Each Other?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY THE AUDITING STANDARDS BOARD issued SAS no. 83 and SSAE no. 7 to provide CPAs with guidance on establishing an understanding with the client. THE TWO NEW STATEMENTS ARE IN LINE with SQCS no. 2, which requires firms to have policies and procedures in place for obtaining an

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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.