The American Institute of CPAs and the Institute of Management Accountants are still battling over bragging rights on management accounting credentials, a year after the AICPA launched the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation in a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
A number of customers of CCH Small Firm Services have been complaining about problems with the latest version of the companys ATX professional tax software, and the company said it has been working to address the bugs.
The Massachusetts startup tech company Ziptr has its eye on CPA firms that need to securely communicate and exchange documents with clients.
H. David Kotz, who left the post of Inspector General of the Securities and Exchange Commission last year, sees a more aggressive enforcement environment at the agency in the aftermath of the financial crisis and the Bernard Madoff scandal.
Daniel Goelzer, one of the original members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and a former acting chairman, told Accounting Today he is skeptical that the PCAOB will end up requiring mandatory audit firm rotation for public companies.
Frank Ross, director of Howard Universitys Center for Accounting Education, has been a longtime proponent of increasing diversity in the accounting profession, as the industry once again tries to make headway on the problem.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service released their long-awaited set of final regulations for the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act last week. They answer many of the lingering questions that have caused banks to put off implementation, but not all of them.
The Center for Audit Quality and the American Accounting Associations Auditing Section have teamed up on a program to give academic researchers improved access to auditors from six major firms to participate in research studies.
Financial troubles appeared to be on the rise last month for lower-income Americans earning under $50,000, according to Consumer Reports, while wealthier Americans earning $100,000 or more saw their financial situations improve significantly.
Fujitsu has introduced a new model of its ScanSnap scanner line that allows accountants to use a tablet or other mobile device to do a quick scan without powering on a PC or Mac.
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