AICPA-Supported Initiatives DC Summit Explores Transformation of Federal Government
The CPA Advocate: January, 2014. The Government Transformation Initiative,a coalition of corporations, nonprofits, and others promoting the establishment of a statutory commission for transforming the operations of the federal government, hosted a Government Transformation Summit in Washington, D.C.
Published on January 30, 2014
AICPA Comments on Draft 2014 OMB Compliance Supplement
The CPA Advocate: April, 2014. The comments focus on concerns with proposed guidance for auditing Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds and a suggestion to remove certain requirements relating to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Published on April 24, 2014
AICPA Comments on Proposed Single Audit Revisions
The CPA Advocate: July, 2013. The letter to OMB supports the overall direction of the proposed rule changes, points out significant concerns and expresses appreciation for OMB’s responsiveness to earlier AICPA comments.
Published on July 18, 2013
CPAs Can Help Vets Succeed in Business Ventures through New AICPA Program
The CPA Advocate: May 2011. The AICPA is making it easy for CPAs to help veterans. Under Fast Launch, CPAs can donate up to 5 free hours of financial advice about how to start a business.
Published on May 25, 2011
AICPA Comments on Proposed Revisions to GAOs Green Book
The CPA Advocate: March, 2014. The AICPA’s major recommendation is that GAO more closely align the Green Book language to COSO “except for situations where the government environment is truly different.”
Published on March 27, 2014
CPA Governmental Employees Hear from AICPA Chairman at Conference
The CPA Advocate: September, 2014. About 55 percent of the approximately 400 attendees in the audience in August for the kick-off presentation at the AICPA National Governmental Accounting and Auditing Update in Washington, D.C. by AICPA Chairman Bill Balhoff, CPA, CGMA, CFF were federal, state or local government employees. His
Published on September 25, 2014
AICPA Advocacy Continuing on Proposed Revisions to Single Audit Rules
The CPA Advocate: March 27, 2013. The AICPA invites members to submit comments by April 26, 2013 to be considered as part of AICPA’s comment letter to OMB.
Published on March 27, 2013
AICPA Opposes Restrictions on Federal Employee Attendance at Conferences
The CPA Advocate: September, 2013. Bills introduced in Congress in response to last year’s General Services Administration conference scandal could largely restrict federal government employees’ participation at AICPA and state CPA society conferences.
Published on September 05, 2013
Whats at Stake The CPA Profession on Federal Fiscal Responsibility
What’s at Stake? The CPA Profession on Federal Fiscal Responsibility offers guidance on how the U.S. government’s financial statements can be used for greater understanding of the nation’s fiscal health.
Published on March 25, 2014
AICPA Recommendations Incorporated in SEC Rule Defining Family Office Exclusion under Investment Advisers Act
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a rule June 22 expanding the definition of the “family office” exclusion under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The SEC rule incorporated several suggestions made by the AICPA.
Published on June 30, 2011