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A&A

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.
A&A

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.
Tax

Tax Credit Impacted Refunds of Many Obamacare Customers, H&R Block Says

Two-thirds of Advance Premium Tax Credit recipients owed an average of $729; potential refunds slashed by 33%.
A&A

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.
Practice

MineralTree Launches Finance and Accounting Partner Program

New partner program is geared toward accounting firms engaged in outsourced services.
Practice

Creating a Psychologically Fit Firm Benefits Employees – and the Bottom Line

Today’s CPAs expect employers to minimize workplace stress, promote a healthy lifestyle, and keep up firm morale.
Practice

Workers and Retirees Lack Funds Despite Confidence in Ability to Save

Employee Benefit Research Institute survey also found that fewer people are having debt problems than in years past.
A&A

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.
A&A

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.
Technology

The Best QuickBooks Tricks No One Ever Told You About

Even the most seasoned QuickBooks user can always learn some new tips or tricks from peers – or even clients. Here’s a few that you may not know about.
Practice Management

Receipt Bank Launches Apple Watch Bookkeeping App

The Practice Platform reports dashboard has been released as an app on the Apple Watch. It is also available via a web browser, iOS, and Android apps.
A&A

GASB to Look at Disclosures on Going Concern and Debt for Governments

Board members also voted to remove a project on economic condition reporting from its current technical agenda.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: CEO of Clinton Foundation Admits to Tax Form Errors

The menu features specials on companies leaving trillions in cash overseas, inversion deals aren’t dead, and more.
Tax

AICPA Identifies 8 Issues That Are Critical for Small Business Tax Reform

Written testimony was sent as part of the record of April 15 House Small Business Committee hearing on tax reform.
Tax

The Tax Complications for Married Couples Working in Different Cities

Some couples who took “tax home” disputes to the Tax Court did not get the outcomes on outlays that they wanted.

Our Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

Performance evaluations, how to apply technology to your firm, online marketing tips for small businesses, and more.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: What US County Has the Highest Median Property Tax Bill?

The menu features specials on Treasury targets hedge fund tax avoidance, state corporate income tax rates, and more.
Practice

What Do Employees Want Most: Better Health Benefits or More Vacation Time?

A recent Accountemps survey found that the top perk employees prefer is different from what their managers thought.
Practice Development

Editor's Corner: Security Seriousness and Practical Tips

This regular column will present my views on the week's content, as well as on trends and issues facing the profession.
A&A

FASB Proposes Major Changes to Not-for-Profit Reporting Rules

Stakeholders have until Aug. 20 to review the Accounting Standards Update and provide written comments to the FASB.

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