PCAOB sees continuing problems in broker-dealer audits

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board has released its latest yearly report on its inspections of firms that audit broker-dealers and found deficiencies remain at a high level.


10 tips for starting a firm website

Launching a website for an accounting firm is not an easy task and can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips.


FASB proposes delaying insurance standard

The proposed update would give insurers an extra year to implement the new rules.


MSCPA hosts 'Awareness Program' with NABA

The Massachusetts Society of CPAs partnered with the National Association of Black Accountants to hold a summer program for students across the state.


In the blogs: Schoolin’ around

New nexus state; taxing cutting-edge (and really tiny) technology; refunds and good intentions; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.


FAF appoints new chair of FASAC and PCC members

Michael Morrow will be the new chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, and new members are joining the Private Company Council.


Unlocking extra value from an IC-DISC

Most CPAs are familiar with the tax benefit of using an IC-DISC, but many do not realize the additional benefit that can be generated by a different method of calculation.


Xero appoints new U.S and Canada country managers to accelerate growth

The cloud accounting company is focusing on strengthening its market share in the Americas.


Shred alert: How preparers dispose of sensitive documents

Shredding paper documents and destroying digital files are critical for data security.


New award program opens for ‘Sales Tax Nerds’

The Sales Tax Institute aims to recognize a practitioner with a singular passion for indirect tax.