AICPA Proposes Changes to Auditor Reporting Standards, and more - September 3, 2019 News

by MICPA | Sep 04, 2019   ()

AICPA Proposes Changes to Auditor Reporting Standards
The AICPA Auditing Standards Board has proposed amendments to three sets of auditing standards for special-purpose, single and summary financial statements. Accounting Today reviews the changes.
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Robert Half Releases Salary Guide for Accounting and Finance
The staffing firm Robert Half has released its annual salary guide for the accounting and finance field including hiring trends. “Demand is high and supply is low for accounting and finance professionals in the United States,” according to the accounting and finance report. More hiring managers are assessing job candidates' technology knowledge and looking for employees who can do more strategic types of work.
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MICPA Expand – A Corporate Finance Networking Event
On Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., corporate finance professionals are invited to expand their contact list and their knowledge at a networking event at The Skyline Club in Southfield. The event will feature a hot topic discussion on how to prepare for and best position your business in a recession, led by Leon LaBrecque, JD, CPA, CFP®, CFA, of Sequoia Financial Group. Join us to Expand your knowledge and Expand your network!

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Q4 2019
The IRS announced that interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Oct. 1, 2019, as they were in the prior quarter.
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8 Recession Signals to Monitor
In a turbulent economic time, these indicators outlined by the Journal of Accountancy may provide clues about whether a recession is coming and if so, when it might begin.
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What the Current Political Environment Means for CPAs
Ron Elving is a senior editor and correspondent for NPR’s Washington Desk. Elving delivered the keynote address at this year’s AICPA Governmental Accounting and Auditing Conference. In an AICPA blog post, he shares insights on what’s going on in Washington and how it affects CPAs.
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To Retain Employees, Focus on Inclusion, Not Just Diversity
Most business leaders understand the diversity part of diversity and inclusion. They get that having a diverse workforce is important to customers and critical to succeeding in a global market. It’s the inclusion part that eludes them — creating an environment where people can be who they are, that values their unique talents and perspectives, and makes them want to stay. The key to inclusion is understanding who your employees really are, says Harvard Business Review. This article offers best practices getting to the heart of who your employees really are.
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How to Improve the Performance of an Older Phone
Some people hold onto their phones for multiple years, because the devices can still handle tasks such as surfing the internet and streaming video. CNBC offers tips to keep your phone running smoothly as long as possible.
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