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FASB Proposes Improvements in Two Areas of New Revenue Standard

Stakeholders have until June 30 to comment on the proposed rule changes to performance obligations and licensing.
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New AICPA Not-for-Profit Section is Chock-Full of Resources for Practitioners

Practical tools to help simplify and streamline tasks include work-paper templates, checklists, and sample reports.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Divide Between Financial Advisors and Millennials

The menu features specials on SEC gets many audit independence queries, Chris Christie’s income tax plan, and more.
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Study Finds SOX 404 May Not be Fulfilling its Purpose

Academic research shows companies that are transparent about internal-control problems incur a variety of “penalties” than those that don’t report weaknesses.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Florida Jury Says Deloitte Not Liable in Auditing Case

The menu features specials on Tesco drops PwC as its auditor, SEC issues new guidance on venues for cases, and more.
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PCAOB Highlights Key Issues for Audit Committees in New Communication Tool

Audit Committee Dialogue gives committee members insight on key recurring areas of concern and emerging audit risks.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IFRS Filing Option Has ‘Little Support,’ SEC Official Says

The menu features specials on Toshiba’s accounting probed, Sander Levin not optimistic about tax reform, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Has a Home-Court Advantage in Enforcement Cases

The menu features specials on IRS sets up cyber investigative team, report says most tax scofflaws at IRS not fired, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 4

Internal control activities play a key part in the risk assessment procedures required under AU-C Section 315.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Lawmakers Mull ‘Patent Box’ Tax Break on Research

The menu features specials on IRS scrutinized on education credits, SEC wants more advisor exam funding, and more.
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Hedge Fund Auditor Charged by SEC Over Misleading Financial Statements

Two Alpha Titans executives also agree to fines and sanctions to settle charges for improper expense allocations.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Looks Ahead to Its Next Big Accounting Project

The menu features specials on Senate tax reform groups to give updates, tax credit proposed for road projects, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IPO Investors Turn Blind Eye to Material Weaknesses

The menu features specials on House to vote soon on R&D tax credit, ex-NFL star indicted on tax charges, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Has Cleaned Up Tax-Exempt Application Process, IG Says

The menu features specials on GAO says SEC lacks accounting controls, ex-NFL players win “jock tax” case, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Senate Finance OKs Bill to Expand 529 College Plans

The menu features specials on SEC proposes executive-pay rules, loads of public input on tax reform, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 3

A look at the requirements of AU-C Section 315 that auditors need to understand regarding an entity’s internal control.
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FASB Seeks Public Comment on One-Year Deferral of New Revenue Recognition Rule

US standard-setter issues proposed Accounting Standards Update on effective date delay; comment period ends May 29.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IASB Aligns with FASB on Revenue Rule Deferral

The menu features specials on NFL to end tax-exempt status, SEC set to propose new rules on executive pay, and more.
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FASB Aims to Simplify Rules for Employee Benefit Plan Accounting

Another proposal focuses on whether certain electricity contracts within nodal markets qualify for a scope exception.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Bill to Repeal ‘Cadillac Tax’ Expected from House Dems

The menu features specials on Senate Finance to consider 529 bill, how the role of the CFO is changing, and more.

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