Michael Cohn, editor-in-chief of AccountingToday.com, has been covering business and technology for a variety of publications since 1985. Prior to joining Accounting Today and WebCPA, he worked for Red Herring, Internet World, Beyond Computing, Accounting Technology and PC Magazine, and freelanced for a variety of other business publications. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English, he studied accounting at the Wharton School of Business, and currently lives in New York City.
Relatively few public companies have been telling investors what impact they can expect to see from the revenue recognition accounting standard that takes effect next month, according to a new study from the CFA Institute.
Big Four firms in the United Kingdom should be subject to fines of 10 million pounds ($13.2 million) or more for seriously poor audit work, according to an independent review by the U.K.’s Financial Reporting Council.
A new 50-state analysis of the tax reform bill passed last week by the Senate Finance Committee finds the plan would increase taxes on at least 29 percent of taxpayers by 2027 and cause the populations of 19 states to pay more in federal taxes than they do today.