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Revenue recognition roadmap
Audit Thought Leadership
Are we ready for principles-based revenue recognition?Many questions are arising about the new standard and its impact — even before it goes live. One point is certain: Things will look much different than they do today.
Good news: Testing for goodwill impairment just got simplerIf your company recently purchased another entity, it likely has goodwill on its financial statements. We expect many companies to early-adopt recently issued accounting guidance to take advantage of reduced complexity, time, and costs in applying the goodwill impairment.
AICPA proposes revised ethical standards for CPAs in businessAre you an AICPA member who isn’t working in public accounting? The organization is seeking comments on proposed ethics rules.
The FASB issues final standard relating to the financial instruments–impairment project (CECL)The new standard is arguably the largest change in accounting for financial institutions in more than 30 years. Here are the effective dates you need to know.
New FASB standard for nonprofits' presentation of financial statementsWith proposed changes to the FASB standards for nonprofits’ financial statements, are you worried about being in compliance with the new rules? Join our webinar to understand the proposed regulations and how they could affect you.
A new era for lease accounting. Are you prepared?FASB’s new lease accounting guidelines have a lot of companies unsure how to react. The rules affect everything from financial metrics to debt covenants — even the fundamental choice to lease or buy. Here’s what you need to know.
Five things you need to know about partnership audit rulesBig changes lie ahead for partnerships subject to these rules, likely including more frequent IRS audits.
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