ASEC White Paper: Information Integrity
Published by the AICPA Assurance Services Executive Committee’s Trust Information Integrity Task Force in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, this white paper defines what information integrity means and provides context for it to users, preparers and practitioners.
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: A Primer for CPAs
This white paper has been written to help AICPA members understand the provisions of particular significance for CPAs and the potential implications in serving their clients and organizations. it also highlights the AICPA's advocacy efforts in addressing specific issues on behalf of the profession.
Characteristics and Skills of the Forensic Accountant
The marketplace requires the forensic accountant to possess a different skill set from the traditional accountant. This white paper identifies areas for further investigation and opportunities for forensic accounting training programs.
Health Care Reform: A Primer for CPAs
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and one week later, the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. These two laws (collectively referred to as “2010 health care reform legislation”) will have a substantial impact on health care providers, insurers, employers and individual citizens. Whether working in practice or in industry, CPAs need to understand these changes to grapple with them in their firms, effectively advise their clients or organizations, and understand the changing business and financial environment and risks these reforms may herald. View a brief overview
of the white paper.
The Fundamental of Going Green, Part 1
Going Green Part I: Capturing the Bottom Line Benefits of Sustainability. Aside from the obvious benefits of going green, such as a cleaner and more efficient workplace and reduced environmental impact, sustainability initiatives may have a positive impact on a company's bottom line.