Revenue recognition implementation: What are FASB’s plans?

FASB's staff expects to report results of research on two key revenue recognition issues to the board in February—and plans to present feedback to the board early in the second quarter of 2015 on a possible delay in the standard’s effective date.

Application of PCC exception addressed in not-for-profit panel Q&A

Nonauthoritative guidance developed by the AICPA Not-for-Profit Entities Expert Panel addresses how a for-profit subsidiary of a not-for-profit entity can apply a private company accounting alternative related to amortization of goodwill in its stand-alone financial statements.

Pathways implementation taking next steps

The next steps in implementation of the recommendations of the Pathways Commission on Accounting Higher Education were announced by the AICPA and American Accounting Association.

IRS: Tax season to start on time

The IRS announced that it will begin accepting e-filed and paper tax returns on time this filing season. The late passage of tax extender legislation had threatened to delay the start of tax season.


Making manager: The key to accelerating your career

Being promoted to manager is a key development in a young public accountant’s career. Here’s what CPAs need to learn to land that promotion.


Motivation and preparation can pave the path to CFO

CPAs in business and industry face intense competition to land a coveted CFO job. Learn how to best prepare yourself for the role.


Second act: Consulting

CPAs are using experience to carve out late-career niches. Learn how to successfully make a late-career transition to consulting, from CPAs who have done it.