The SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance will place greater focus on climate-related disclosures in public company filings after a directive issued by SEC Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee.
The White House said it will allow only businesses with fewer than 20 employees to apply for PPP loans during a two-week period starting Wednesday. The administration also will change the PPP loan calculation formula to help sole proprietors, independent contractors and self-employed individuals receive more financial support.
Anti-fraud screenings by the SBA are delaying the processing of Paycheck Protection Program loan applications, sometimes for weeks, AICPA executives said during an online Town Hall.
This article explores policies companies can put in place to support employees with children during this uniquely challenging time without sacrificing efficiency.
The next quarterly AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is set to be published in March. The previous quarter’s survey provided a look at sentiment about 2021 from finance decision-makers.
Industrial giants 3M, Arrow Electronics, and Caterpillar explain how they navigated disruptions.
As interest grows in environmental, social and governance information, a new resource provides insights for auditors to assist their clients with ESG disclosures and assurance.
The US Small Business Administration said that it is updating the Paycheck Protection Program’s processes and application platform to speed up the flow of funds to small businesses.
This article discusses how one tech firm's team managed to raise $85 million in investor funding while working remotely during the pandemic.
The demand for environmental, social, and governance reporting is increasing. CPAs have a critical role in meeting that demand, and companies can take action now to enable enhanced ESG reporting.
The AICPA sent a letter urging the US Small Business Administration to address problems small businesses are encountering when trying to apply for Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loans.
New guidance from the US Small Business Administration does not specify a starting date for the new Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program but does recommend actions potential applicants should be taking now while the SBA builds the application platform for the $15 billion COVID-19 relief initiative.
Tax losses in M&As can risk controversy.
Management can get more out of its SOX assurance activities by incorporating automation and taking a fresh look at controls.
One company discusses how it found a way to magnify the strengths of remote work by employing a more informal check-in style and building on technology’s democratizing effects.
This article discusses ways to make giving remote feedback easier and more effective.
Working from home isn’t going away even after the pandemic finally abates, so employers need to ensure they have a strategy that can stand the test of time.
The SBA said that it is taking steps to improve the agency’s first-draw Paycheck Protection Program loan review process so that small businesses seeking a second-draw loan have as much time as possible to access those funds.
A new round of Paycheck Protection Program funding is available for businesses affected by the pandemic. Here’s what CPAs and business leaders need to know to get the funding they need.
The SBA and Treasury released updated Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness guidance and forms, including a one-page application for borrowers that received a PPP loan of $150,000 or less.