FASB and PCC Discuss Alternatives for Accounting for Intangible Assets in a Business Combination

Audit

By Dan Nesbit

On January 28, 2014, the Private Company Council (PCC) met to discuss PCC Issue No. 13-01A, “Accounting for Identifiable Intangible Assets in a Business ... read more >

Pennsylvania Makes Changes to Personal Income Tax Filing Options

All taxpayers who received more than $33 in total gross taxable income in 2013 must file Pennsylvania personal income tax returns by midnight, Tuesday, ... read more >

Software as a Service (SaaS), Great Convenience but Heightened Risk. Request a SOC 2 Report Today!

SSAE 18/SOC

By Dan Desko

In today’s business community many organizations are shifting towards using Software as a Service (SaaS) application deployments to reduce costs ... read more >

Managing Vendor Relationships: 3 Tips for Making an Audit Clause Work for You

Managing relationships with vendors can be tricky. Oftentimes, management doesn’t think about their contractual rights until an issue arises. When ... read more >

The Heinz Negotiation Academy for Women: Mission Accomplished

Last year, I had the opportunity to participate in a new program through CMU’s Heinz School. The Heinz Negotiation Academy for Women was launched ... read more >

SOC 2 Reports: Revised Trust Services Principles and Criteria with the AICPA Mapping

SSAE 18/SOC

By Troy Fine

The AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) has recently released the revised version of the Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC) ... read more >

Term Limits for Auditors of Public Companies

In February 2014, the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) stated it will no longer focus on passing regulations which would ultimately impose ... read more >

SOC 2 Reports: Revised Trust Services Principles and Criteria

401(k) Plans

By Troy Fine

The AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) has recently released the revised version of the Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC) ... read more >

Top 10 Tips for Considering a Service Organization Control Report

SSAE 18/SOC

By Trudie Kozar

Recently, the AICPA published the article “Top 10 Tips for CPAs Performing a Service Organization Control (SOC) Engagement.” This inspired ... read more >

Red Flags at Your Red Roof

What is the top priority of every thriving hotel property? You got it – customer service. A good hotel manager wants to spend most of his or her ... read more >