Auditing best practices: What academic fraud research reveals

Complying with AU-C Section 240, Consideration of Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit, when conducting financial statement audits challenges practitioners’ professional skills and knowledge regarding identification, assessment, and response to fraud risks. Academic research reveals best practices for enhancing fraud-related financial audit performance.

What’s your fraud IQ?

Can you spot the red flags of an invoice scam? Test your knowledge in this month’s quiz.

Mitigating the new fraud realities

A report from the Anti-Fraud Collaboration explores SEC findings to highlight the causes of fraud — and how finance professionals can stop it.

Diving deeper into smaller frauds due to COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has created special challenges for practitioners to consider related to fraud. In the current environment, smaller instances of fraud, many times immaterial to an audit, are now becoming significant and need additional attention.

Where to find March’s flipbook issue

The Journal of Accountancy is now completely digital. 





Get Clients Ready for Tax Season

This comprehensive report looks at the changes to the child tax credit, earned income tax credit, and child and dependent care credit caused by the expiration of provisions in the American Rescue Plan Act; the ability e-file more returns in the Form 1040 series; automobile mileage deductions; the alternative minimum tax; gift tax exemptions; strategies for accelerating or postponing income and deductions; and retirement and estate planning.