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Clarified Auditing Standards: Laws and Regulations in an Audit

The impact of laws and regulations varies widely, and guidance distinguishes between direct and non-direct effects.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: SEC Official Urges Muni Issuers to Adhere to GASB Standards

The menu features specials on online sales tax bill returns, GOP looks to block tax credit for immigrants, and more.
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2015 US GAAP Financial Reporting Taxonomy Adopted by the SEC

The taxonomy, proposed by the FASB, contains updates for accounting standards and other recommended improvements.
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Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks

According to a new Protiviti study, cybersecurity evaluation is included in 53% of current corporate audit plans.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Executives Have Little Hope for Reform in 2015

The menu features specials on IIA and Auditing Roundtable to merge, Rubio tax plan would spur economic growth, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: US Businesses Slow to Put Women in Leadership Roles

The menu features specials on Intuit contacted by DOJ and FTC, recap of last week’s IRS technical guidance, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Proposes Update to Nonprofit Financial Reporting Rules

The menu features specials on US losing tax money on foreign takeovers, ex-IRS chief running for president, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The 3 Areas with the Highest Audit Inspection Deficiencies

The menu features specials on finance execs optimistic about growth, justices hear arguments in ACA case, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit—Part 2

The identification and assessment of risks of material misstatement due to fraud, and other important topics.
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30 Master’s Degree Programs for Accounting Students That Cost Under $25,500

Weber State University in Utah had the lowest cost at $18,486, according to a new study by Accounting Degree Review.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Big Companies Still Using Old Internal-Control Guidelines

The menu features specials on Xero delays US stock listing, IRS delaying refunds for many ACA enrollees, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Business Audit Rate Reaches Eight-Year Low

The menu features specials on Sleeter Group acquired by media company, GASB defines fair value measurement, and more.
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Private Company Council’s Performance Up for Review by FAF Trustees

Feedback sought by May 11 on whether the PCC has helped improve accounting standard-setting for private companies.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Sen. Hatch Says Tax Code Revamp Will Be ‘Very Difficult’

The menu features specials on IRS provides tax relief to farmers and fishermen, ARCP restates results, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: TIGTA Starts Criminal Probe Into Lerner Email Fiasco

The menu features specials on CEOs paid 3 times more than CFOs, audit fees for small reporting companies, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Good Luck Calling the IRS for Help This Filing Season

The menu features specials on New Mexico losing accountants, House votes to ease limits on 529 plans, and more.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Offers Reprieve to Filers Affected by Tax Form Error

The menu features specials on accounting errors cost Hertz $181 million, Caterpillar’s tax liability could grow, and more.
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Clarified Auditing Standards: Fraud in a Financial Statement Audit

Normally, the risk of not detecting material misstatements due to fraud is higher than with error.
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Comment Deadline Nears for GASB Proposals on Leases, Fiduciary Responsibilities

Stakeholders have until March 6 to submit comment letters and register to attend public hearings on both projects.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: 0.86% – the IRS Audit Rate for Individuals in 2014

The menu features specials on Intuit denies lax security claims, Hatch wants answers on Obamacare tax error, and more.

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