by Jonathan Poston on Jul 29, 2014
Changes are on the horizon that could empower accounting software users to the point when they don't need accountants any longer, and reduce the process to a turnkey program.
by Richard Koreto on Jul 28, 2014
The menu for July 28 features still more on the inversion argument, an analysis of why Canadian banks are unhappy with FATCA, Congress-White House disagreement on child care credits, banking regulations, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 25, 2014
The menu for July 25 features specials on House approves bill to expand and simplify tax breaks for education, IRS releases draft forms on Obamacare employer mandate, Paul Ryan’s plan to expand the EITC, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 24, 2014
The updated web page groups the standard-setting board's technical agenda into project “families” and informs visitors at a glance on where any given FASB project stands, the steps it took to get there, and what is coming up.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 24, 2014
The menu for July 24 features specials on SEC approves final rules on money-market funds, GAO says it’s too soon to draw conclusions on Obamacare tax credit fraud, IRS no longer probing missing emails, Senate to vote on phasing out gas tax, and more.
by Larry Perry CPA on Jul 24, 2014
Risk assessment procedures, tests of controls, systems walk-through procedures, analytical procedures and tests-of-balances procedures produce substantive evidence for an auditor.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 23, 2014
The menu for July 23 features specials on FASB looks at revamping income statement, two courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare subsidies, Senate advances bill to end tax breaks for outsourcing, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 22, 2014
Accountants who specialize in forensic and valuation services point to electronic data analysis, or big data, as the most pressing issue they’ll face in the coming months, according to results of a new survey released on Tuesday by the AICPA.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 22, 2014
The menu for July 22 features specials on Renaissance hedge fund escaped more than $6 billion in taxes, Lois Lerner’s emails may exist after all, Senate Finance Committee holds hearing on inversions, and more.
by Deanna White on Jul 21, 2014
Your teen may be tech-savvy enough to help you stream episodes of “Game of Thrones,” but chances are you can’t expect them to display the same level of sophistication when it comes to understanding even the most basic financial concepts, according to a recent financial literacy survey.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 21, 2014
The US audit regulator's agreement with the Danish Business Authority, which was announced on July 18 and takes effect immediately, provides a framework for joint inspections and allows for the exchange of confidential information under the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 21, 2014
The menu for July 21 features specials on some liberal groups oppose moratorium on Internet access taxes, lawmakers urge SEC not to allow choice of accounting rules, Tea Party groups’ lawsuit vs. IRS moves ahead, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 18, 2014
The menu for July 18 features specials on House extends charitable giving tax breaks, a potential divide between two House panels in IRS probe, AbbVie gets its wish of a lower tax rate, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 17, 2014
New accounting guidance intended to increase transparency and consistency of financial reporting about consolidations was agreed upon by members of the standard-setting board on Wednesday. The final standard will be released in the coming months.
by Jason Bramwell on Jul 17, 2014
The menu for July 17 features specials on revenue recognition group holds first meeting on Friday, DOJ now investigating lost IRS emails, White House threatens veto on charitable giving tax breaks, SEC chair remarks on 4th anniversary of Dodd-Frank Act, and more.

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