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How one government auditor improved employee training
Stephanie Palmertree, CPA, CGMA, is the director of the Mississippi State Auditor's financial and compliance division, which routinely conducts and manages annual audits of 134 state agencies and...
Labor Department's independent contractor rule may not stand for long
The U.S. Department of Labor’s new rule for defining an employee vs. an independent contractor is likely to be challenged in the incoming Biden administration as well as court, but it does provide...
Guidance for single audits provided in OMB compliance addendum
Practitioners who perform single audits received some deadline relief along with important information needed to complete their engagements.
IASB mulls changes in group accounting
The International Accounting Standards Board is looking into the standards for consolidated financial statements, or group accounting. The IASB circulated a request for information Wednesday as...
Tips for auditing in a COVID-19 environment
Operational changes, remote procedures, and new risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic have made the audit environment much different than it was in the days before COVID-19. George...
IASB plans possible new M&A accounting standards
The International Accounting Standards Board began a consultation process Monday in preparation for possible changes in the accounting standards for mergers and acquisitions involving companies...
Financial Accounting Foundation Names Five New Members to the Board of Trustees
The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of new Trustees Timothy L. Christen, Lynnette Kelly, Richard N. Reisig, Sarah E. Smith, and Robin L....
GASB Proposes New Implementation Guidance to Assist Stakeholders with Application of Its Pronouncements
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) today proposed implementation guidance in the form of questions and answers intended to clarify, explain, or elaborate on certain GASB...
New GASB leases standard could be as difficult to implement as FASB’s
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board is giving state and local governments extra time to implement its new leases standard because of the coronavirus pandemic, and they will probably need...
NASBA: Bouncing back from the pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic hit the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy toward the end of its fiscal year, but the organization is fully back to its mission, according to its recently...

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LIVESTREAM - Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference - 5/12/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on May 12 & 13. Please note that when you...
LIVESTREAM - Employee Benefit Plans Conference - 5/25/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on May 25 & 26. Please note that when you register...
LIVESTREAM - Accounting, Auditing and Financial Reporting Conference - 6/8/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on June 8 & 9. Please note that when you register for...
LIVESTREAM - Not-for-Profit Organizations Conference - 6/22/2021 -
This virtual conference will be held during two consecutive 4-hour days (8:30 am - 12:30 pm) on June 22 & 23. Please note that when you register...

 

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