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4 ways to enable resilience: These tips from panelists at an AICPA virtual fall Council session show how leaders can help create a path forward as they cope with the disruption caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Jan 1, 2021 556
CPA Exam gets refresh after practice analysis: Material with greater emphasis on business processes and data analytics will be tested beginning July 1. Jan 1, 2021 1651
Standard setters focus on costs vs. benefits, 'big three' projects: In these Q&As, board chairs Richard Jones of FASB and Joel Black of GASB discuss what's on the horizon for CPAs. Interview Dec 1, 2020 2441
Pandemic accounting: How to make the right judgments; As fiscal 2020's end approaches for calendar year-end entities, guidance is available on numerous challenging issues. Nov 1, 2020 2577
New CPA licensure model proposal advances: A future-focused plan moves forward. Jul 1, 2020 437
A passion for quality and skill development: AICPA board Chairman Tracey Golden, CPA, CGMA, is set to guide the profession during a time of evolution. Cover story Jun 1, 2020 2671
Pandemic places accounting, auditing rules in flux: The coronavirus caused regulators, standard setters, and others to adjust requirements and effective dates. Apr 1, 2020 2625
A future-focused path for CPA licensure: A proposed new model would require strong core knowledge plus deeper competencies in one of three disciplines. Feb 1, 2020 772
CPA Exam topics undergoing change for digital age: A technology- and data-focused practice analysis will determine the topics that are most relevant to today's newly licensed CPAs. Nov 1, 2019 1980
New audit disclosures. Apr 1, 2019 545
Discovering a better answer: As AICPA chair, Bill Reeb will urge members to embrace alternatives to compliance work that's increasingly being handled by technology. Interview Apr 1, 2019 2803
Affiliates, confidentiality, and more: Find out how well you understand some of the most challenging ethical questions CPAs face today. Apr 1, 2019 1397
Getting it right: Crafting the CPA Exam; Test developers aim to assess important CPA knowledge and skills - and only that. Dec 1, 2018 2490
Strategies for maintaining an effective board: Strong not-for-profit governance hinges on successful recruitment, training, and retention. Nov 1, 2018 2456
The benefits of 'budgeting for results': Beginning with detailed, specific outcomes when building the budget can help not-for-profits attract impact-driven donors. Nov 1, 2018 2335
Ethics for CPA firm mergers and acquisitions: Obtaining clients' permission for transfer of files is a key responsibility. Jul 1, 2018 1739
EBP audits: Don't let your guard down; Beware of common quality issues that can bite practitioners. Jul 1, 2018 2748
Why cybercriminals are targeting CPAs. Jun 1, 2018 2258
6 key areas of change for accountants and auditors: Professionals face challenges as they implement numerous new rules. Mar 1, 2018 2710
Guidance for sustainability attestation engagements: Practitioners have new opportunities to provide services in this growing area. Feb 1, 2018 2060
Lease accounting laggards face serious risks: Organizations need to consider several factors as they implement new FASB rules - and it's smart to start that work promptly. Cover story Jan 1, 2018 2012
'We have to be bold': Eric Hansen, CPA, CGMA, incoming chair of the AICPA, sees opportunities in changing times for the profession. Interview Nov 1, 2017 2019
Success with volunteers. Sep 1, 2017 491
Get ready for Gen Z. Aug 1, 2017 557
How family businesses can plan for the future: strategy and succession are critical for survival, and CPAs can play a key role. Jul 1, 2017 2208
How financial statement audits deliver key business insights: increased use of data analytics is helping auditors find more information that could be helpful to clients. Jun 1, 2017 725
How to enable audit innovation: ideas, strategic alliances, and user-friendly tools help Deloitte make technological improvements. Apr 1, 2017 1049
Last-minute guide to the updated CPA exam: testing changes reflect the evolution of skills for newly licensed professionals. Apr 1, 2017 1721
Get revenue recognition right at not-for-profits: avoid these common mistakes, and deliver accurate financial reporting. Mar 1, 2017 1827
New path for CPAs in cyber risk management: AICPA proposals would guide companies in designing and describing cybersecurity risk management programs and create a 'cybersecurity examination' engagement. Nov 1, 2016 848
11 tips for success with single audits: extra care is essential as new guidelines take effect. Nov 1, 2016 3187
Exploring mentorship: a graceful exit; how one firm helps departing staffers find opportunities. Nov 1, 2016 994
CPA firms struggling with succession: some leaders say staff members aren't ready for important tasks. Cover story Sep 1, 2016 2786
How the next CPA exam was developed: 7 things you need to know about the design of the test for licensure. Sep 1, 2016 1651
FASB requires earlier reporting of credit losses: a new financial instruments standard is designed to align accounting with the economics of lending. Aug 1, 2016 890
Nurturing the human element: how one firm is pursuing audit quality through a career progression framework and timely feedback. Jul 1, 2016 2048
Getting creative in fundraising: not-for-profits are using events, partnerships, and web tools to raise revenue in a competitive landscape. Jul 1, 2016 2236
What will be tested on the next CPA exam: testing higher-order skills will become a bigger focus in 2017. Cover story May 1, 2016 2225
Auditing risks in culture. Apr 1, 2016 503
Changes ahead: accountants and auditors are bracing for new standards and requirements - and new opportunities. Mar 1, 2016 2354
Strategic planning for NFPs: Bob Mims, CPA, CGMA, controller and director of investments at Ducks Unlimited, and Mary Legakis Engel of The Management Coach provide tips not-for-profits can use to make their strategic planning successful. Nov 1, 2015 498
Blazing a path to success for the profession: AICPA Chairman Tim Christen takes pride in people as he advocates for CPAs to shape the professions future through change. Interview Nov 1, 2015 1883
New direction for CPA exam: proposed changes would enhance testing of higher-order skills. Oct 1, 2015 912
Succeeding with a narrow focus: in an increasingly complex business and regulatory environment, some audit practitioners find that specialization reduces their risk while lowering their costs. Sep 1, 2015 1668
How to perform high-quality EBP audits: employee benefit plan work requires specialized training and careful coordination. Sep 1, 2015 2146
A 6-point plan to improve audit quality: AICPA releases road map for enhanced financial statement audits of private companies, EBPs, and governmental entities. Jul 1, 2015 811
Direct-method transition would require prompt attention: public colleges and universities encountered challenges after making the switch with GASB Statement 34. Jul 1, 2015 372
How to hire an EBP auditor. Jun 1, 2015 561
Revenue recognition revisited: one-year delay and other clarifications proposed in convergence project. Apr 1, 2015 593
Driving faster decisions: how continuous monitoring and auditing are enabling HP - and many other organizations - to become more agile. Apr 1, 2015 2487
How small businesses can keep data secure. Mar 1, 2015 583
8 accounting and auditing issues you can't afford to ignore: financial reporting realm has seen significant changes. Mar 1, 2015 2401
Evolving practice monitoring to improve quality in A&A engagements: AICPA concept paper seeks feedback on new approach. Feb 1, 2015 552
Making a positive impact: Tommye E. Barie focuses on relevance, rigor, and reach as AICPA chair. Nov 1, 2014 2069
Second act: consulting: CPAs are using experience to carve out late-career niches. Nov 1, 2014 1534
A holistic approach to audit quality: the AICPA is aligning its audit-related efforts in order to improve audit performance. Sep 1, 2014 610
Audit regulators see positive signs: PCAOB's Ferguson and Hanson share their vision for the profession. Discussion Sep 1, 2014 2752
Revenue recognition: no time to wait: quick decision on transition may be needed for converged standard. Jul 1, 2014 1372
Seven revenue recognition considerations: new standard may force companies to wrestle with many changes. Mar 1, 2014 1382
Patent predicaments: be wary of dubious claims. Mar 1, 2014 2218
Shooting straight: how internal auditors can be strategic and collaborative - while maintaining independence and objectivity. Dec 1, 2013 1725
Taking stock of leases. Nov 1, 2013 552
The last word: Texlin Quinney, CPA. Oct 1, 2013 607
Not-for-profit governance. Sep 1, 2013 509
FASB changes leadership, not direction: new board chairman to focus on convergence projects and private companies. Jul 1, 2013 572
Managing change, people, and transparency: an interview with former FASB chairman Robert Herz. Interview Jul 1, 2013 1901
Conflict minerals rule poses compliance challenge: SEC regulation forces deep dive into supply chains. Apr 1, 2013 3078
MD&A reporting tips. Feb 1, 2013 554
Private Company Council has VIEs on radar: FIN 48 also among topics for agenda consideration. Jan 1, 2013 648
Snyder's challenge: reinvigorating Michigan: governor brings a CPA's management perspective to the public sector. Dec 1, 2012 2424
A quest for relevance: new framework for SMEs balances costs and benefits in financial reporting. Dec 1, 2012 2342
Embracing change: Richard Caturano, the AICPA's 100th chairman, outlines vision to grow and advance the profession. Interview Nov 1, 2012 2411
Back to basics: proposed framework for SMEs geared for reliability and simplicity. Nov 1, 2012 1877
Applying the principles: COSO proposal relates framework to external financial reporting. Nov 1, 2012 1377
Still in flux: future of IFRS in U.S. remains unclear after SEC report. Sep 1, 2012 2526
Small businesses, big risk: fraud controls lacking at organizations with fewer than 100 employees. Aug 1, 2012 2381
FAF creates Private Company Council. Jul 1, 2012 652
Corporate governance best practices: 10 years after SOX: Section 404 has had profound impact on controls environment. Jul 1, 2012 1603
The last word. Jul 1, 2012 839
125 people of impact in accounting: leaders who left a mark on the profession. Jun 1, 2012 6509
In pursuit of inclusion: new initiative will focus on racial diversity. Jun 1, 2012 2413
Risk with donor pledges. Mar 1, 2012 578
Internal control, revisited: prominent COSO officials discuss proposed updates to framework. Discussion Mar 1, 2012 2955
Newton Becker: 1929-2012. Obituary Mar 1, 2012 686
Jerry Sullivan: 1933-2011. Obituary Mar 1, 2012 413

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