Measurement of Inventory - Is FASB Making it Simple?

In July 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2015-11, Simplifying the Measurement of Inventory. ... read more >

Not-for-Profit Reporting Model - Part 5: Investment Return Accounting Changes

The proposed Accounting Standards Update on the Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities put forth by the Financial Accounting Standards ... read more >

Retirement Planning Techniques May Be Shut Down

A number of President Obama’s recent budget proposals are directed at eliminating certain retirement planning techniques. Congress for many years ... read more >

Export Tax Incentives - Interest-Charge Domestic International Sales Corporation (IC-DISC)

Companies that manufacture products within the United States and export abroad may derive tax benefits from the use of an Interest-Charge Domestic International ... read more >

What Items Should a Nonprofit Board Review Annually?

On an annual basis, there are a number of issues involving governance and management that a nonprofit’s board of directors should review. Among the ... read more >

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Against the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxic Standards

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards ... read more >

Quantifying the Impact and Risk of a Cyber-Attack

The thought of cyber-attacks has made some organizations increase their spending on resources to focus on improving awareness and the overall posture of ... read more >

2015 AICPA SOC School

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Service Organization Control (SOC) School - Advanced Guidance for Successful Engagements ... read more >