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In May 2014, FASB issued an Accounting Standards Update regarding Topic 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers, along with various amendments, to be implemented in 2017 and 2019. In this post, we’ll talk about exact adoption dates of the new construction revenue recognition standards, the major updates, and how you can help your construction clients […]

Customer feedback drives the customer experience, which is why Surgent conducts annual customer surveys that ask CPAs to provide feedback about their experiences with Surgent CPE, the competition, and the overall market. These insights allow Surgent to make adjustments to their high quality CPE online courses and continue delivering exactly what CPAs need and want. […]

Yellow Book instructor Charlie Blanton on changes

In April 2017, the GAO released an exposure draft for a revised Yellow Book (a.k.a., Government Auditing Standards). The document carried a comment deadline of July 6, 2017 and it is available at www.gao.gov. Although the exposure draft was issued at a busy time of the year for many, the GAO still received an impressive […]

tax reform video

Though many of the details remain unclear, there’s a general consensus that tax reform is on its way. Forbes’ tax policy blogger, Tony Nitti, CPA, talks about why CPAs need to be prepared for any possible outcome, and why the time to start preparing is now.

federal tax update video

With the amount of tax updates coming down the pipeline this year, Forbes tax policy blogger Tony Nitti, CPA, shares on this video why 2017 is not the year to put off completing your Federal Tax Update CPE requirement.

tax policy

With many details yet to be settled, timely new course series from Surgent will help CPAs and tax preparers orient themselves for likely tax and ACA reform.

accountants-cool

The reality is that accountants are a pretty cool bunch who have, over the years, contributed a whole lot more to society than just the double-entry bookkeeping system.

employment-conference-room

Employment law errors can cost organizations millions of dollars – much of which could have been avoided if employers knew what was required of them.

enrolled-agent-credential

If you are a CPA tax preparer and are thinking about semi-retirement, obtaining an EA (Enrolled Agent) credential might be something to think about.

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Even a verbal response or attempt to provide a written “non-answer” for any request by a third party for verification can put your CPA practice at risk.