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  • August 26, 2019

    Legislation in states around the country could put CPA licensure in danger. This episode examines what practitioners need to know to help ensure the profession is protected. Guests are Skip Braziel, vice president–State Regulatory & Legislative Affairs at the AICPA, and Jennifer B. Briggs, president and CEO of the Indiana CPA Society.

  • August 5, 2019

    This episode addresses how and why CPA licensure requirements might evolve as a result of the technological revolution that’s transforming the accounting profession. The episode’s guest is Carl Mayes, the associate director for CPA Quality and Evolution at the AICPA.

  • July 30, 2019

    The coming of summer means longer, lazier days filled with outdoor fun. But once we’ve packed away the thick wool and sleek leather jackets that defined our winter existence, we’re often faced with an unpleasant truth: months of indoor living have left us feeling unprepared for outdoor activities like beach volleyball and surfing. And many times, a long winter may have left your firm a little out of shape, too.

  • June 18, 2019

    Technological innovation is changing the services CPAs provide and how they provide them. As the knowledge and skills CPAs need evolve, NASBA and the AICPA are exploring if CPA licensure should evolve too.

  • June 3, 2019

    The FAF issued its 2018 Annual Report, “Standards That Work: Rising to Meet the Future.” It provides a glimpse of how the FASB and the GASB develop standards that work today and for the future—and how the FAF supports that process. For the FASB and the GASB, it includes robust research, implementation support, and an eye toward technical innovation. For the FAF, it includes appointing the right people to the Boards and implementing the right systems to support successful standard setting.

  • April 15, 2019

    The AACSB is working with the AICPA and other influential accounting organizations to increase CPA practitioner engagement in the accreditation process. Increasing accounting practitioner engagement in the accreditation process will add value for the university accounting program seeking accreditation/reaffirmation and ultimately for the profession.

  • February 27, 2019

    2019 is in full swing and it’s safe to say what the buzzwords of the year will be: innovation, disruption, AI and blockchain. Newsfeeds are abounding about how these technologies will automate the accountant’s role and their potential impact on the profession as a whole.

  • February 19, 2019

    The average professional spends 28% of the work day reading and answering email. For the average full-time worker in America, that amounts to a staggering 2.6 hours spent and 120 messages received per day.