EBPAQC Issues New Plan Advisory

ERISA

By Todd Lucas

The Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality Center (EBPAQC) recently released its sixth Plan Advisory, The Importance of Hiring a Quality Auditor to Perform ... read more >

Postcard from the AICPA Conference: First in a Series

The AICPA Conference on current SEC and PCAOB Developments kicked off this morning in Washington D.C., and my colleague Kimberly James and I had the privilege ... read more >

Postcard from the AICPA Conference: Second in a Series

We heard from a number of speakers representing a wide range of perspectives. The following messages were delivered with regards to actions that need to ... read more >

Accounting for Real Estate Sales Under the New Revenue Standard

FASB’s issuance of the final accounting standard update (ASU) on revenue from contracts with customers on May 28, 2014 will impact the recognition ... read more >

What Can the IRS Do to Limit Fraudulent Tax Refunds Due to Identify Theft

Tax

By Jim Gilboy

The U.S. Government Accountability Office conducted a study of the Internal Revenue Service procedures related to the issue of tax refunds and fraudulent ... read more >

Not Your Father's Financial Statements - Possible Changes Ahead for Not-for-Profit Financial Statements

As we wrap up another reporting season for our not-for-profit (NFP) clients, I am reminded of some of the inherent complexities within financial reporting ... read more >

U.S. Manufacturing Still Outpacing Other Economies

Manufacturing

By Todd Lucas

Despite the U.S manufacturing index decreasing slightly from 59% in October to 58.7% in November, according to the Institute for Supply Management, the ... read more >

Are Your Retirement Plan Communications Effective?

ERISA

By Jeanne Barrett

According to recent studies, it is more important than ever for plan sponsors to improve communications with their employees due to the continued retirement ... read more >