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.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board decided during a meeting Wednesday to ease some of the implementation burdens and possible costs of the new lease accounting standard by making several adjustments and offering some practical expedients.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office suggests the Internal Revenue Service should increase its efforts to collaborate with the tax preparation industry and state tax authorities in the battle against identity theft and tax fraud.
Pace University’s Lubin School of Business held its second annual Pacesetters in Financial Reporting Conference in New York on Tuesday, presenting an award to Microsoft as a 2017 Pacesetter in Financial Reporting.
The amount of total assets under management in donor-advised funds grew 9.7 percent to more than $85 billion last year, as an 80-year-old vehicle for philanthropy and charitable giving continues to grow in popularity.