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    While the authoritative literature in the accounting profession is readily-available through a variety of sources, practitioners often have questions about how that technical literature is applicable in particular facts/circumstances. The CPEA’s straight-forward and clear style of writing and speaking allows practitioners the opportunity to understand the applicability of this literature when they are preparing financial statements and/or when they are auditing, reviewing, and compiling those financial statements.


    Revenue Recognition Revenue Recognition: Convergence is Achieved What is Next?
    This CPEA report explains the five key steps of the new revenue recognition standard issued by the FASB and provides practice tips related to implementing those steps.
    Two Projects Added to FASB Agenda lock GASB Pension Accounting Standards New Auditing Interpretations Issued
    This CPEA alert notifies members about two auditing interpretations that are designed to help governmental pension plans, participating employers, and their auditors as they implement new GASB standards.
    CPEA A&A webinar CPEA July 17 A&A webinar
    Access the archived version of the CPEA July 17, 2014 A&A webinar, covering revenue recognition, proposed revisions to the SSARS and other topics.


    Robert Durak, Director of the Center for Plain English Accounting, shares the many benefits of joining the CPEA family. CPEA members gain access to valuable resources developed by experts in the A&A field.

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