Inside Views

  • AICPA names 2016-17 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award winners

    October 5, 2016

    The AICPA announced on Wednesday the four recipients of the 2016-2017 AICPA/Accountemps Student Scholarship award. Part of the AICPA’s Legacy Scholars program, the award recognizes four undergraduate/graduate-level accounting students earning their CPA license who have proven excellence in academia and leadership.

  • The Accounting Pivot

    October 4, 2016

    It’s no secret the accounting profession and the broader business environment are dramatically changing. The issue is how to adapt to all the changes. How are everyday accountants supposed to successfully pivot?

  • Trump Tax Return: Top 9 Questions

    October 3, 2016

    This is not about politics; it's about tax.

  • Art of Accounting: Getting Started with the First Person I Trained

    October 3, 2016

    I was fortunate early on in my career that I had a boss who gave me responsibility to supervise. On some level I was not really instructed how to supervise, but was told I could use the new person to help me get my work done.

  • Avoiding the Doomsday Countdown: How Companies Can Prepare for Changes in Revenue Recognition

    September 30, 2016

    The countdown is on for 2018, as new international accounting rules, IFRS 15 for international countries and ASC 606 for the U.S., will change the way companies need to manage revenue recognition.

  • IAESB releases support material on revised education standards

    September 30, 2016

    The International Accounting Education Standards Board announced on Thursday that they have released new support materials on their revised International Education Standard (IES) 1, Entry Requirements to Professional Accounting Education Programs (2014).

  • 9 Habits of Effective Audit Committee Members

    September 30, 2016

    Audit committees are responsible for wading through the gray area in every company with respect to the law, best practices and business ethics.

  • Trump and Clinton Debate Economics

    September 29, 2016

    Although I live a few miles from Hofstra University, the site of Monday night’s Presidential debate, I didn’t have a ticket to the event. Instead, I spent the time trying to get to the Marriott next door, where viewers were promised the chance to meet one of the candidates afterward.

  • EY's 2016 'Connect Day' will see 23,000 professionals volunteer across the globe

    September 29, 2016

    This Friday, Sept. 30, approximately 23,000 EY professionals around the world will volunteer as part of the firm's Connect Day. The annual day of service will see participants in the U.S., Canada, Israel, Mexico, and Central/South America help non-profits, particularly those supporting entrepreneurs, education, and equality in the workforce.

  • Study Ranks States on Their Business Tax Climate

    September 29, 2016

    The Tax Foundation has released its annual ranking of states and how competitive their business tax codes are.