Category Archives: Accounting

Expense Report Madness: Dance Classes, Ski Trips and … a Welder?

Companies need to carefully monitor their costs, and make sure employees are reimbursed appropriately for legitimate job-related expenses. But when workers submit improper expense report requests, it’s enough to make a chief financial officer scream (or laugh out loud, and then scream). And it’s likely a lot of CFOs are feeling the need to scream these days: New research from

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CPA’s Run a Successful Business Webinar Last Call. Join the Founder of TheGAAP.net Host: Paul J. Calleri

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS CPD credit: One hour ● Date: April 13th , 2016 ● Time: 12:30 – 1:30 Join us as this webinar is broadcast live on April 13th, 2016 Register for: Business Success Always Do you want to find out how to Effectively Run Your Business? Solid experience in the design implementation

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AcSB 2016-2021 Strategic Plan – Accounting Standards in Canada: At the Leading Edge of Financial Reporting

IFRS update

Read the new five-year Strategic Plan, which takes effect on April 1, 2016. The Plan continues the overall strategies already adopted for the different categories of private sector reporting entities, and improves how they are being implemented. The AcSB is an independent body with the authority to establish accounting standards for use by all Canadian entities outside the public sector.

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30 Character Traits of Mentally Strong People

CPA assists businesses to adapt to climate change

After a truly terrible day at the office, in a quiet moment of reflection, you might marvel at the fact you had the fortitude to get through the whole experience without screaming (or quitting). You think, “How did I do it?” A likely factor: You are a mentally strong person. Mental strength can be a road map for personal success

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If You Don’t Save The Business Then It Could Cost You Your Career – Structure your business for success

STRUCTURE YOUR BUSINESS FOR SUCCESS CPD credit: One hour Date: March 23rd , 2016 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 Join us as this webinar is broadcast live on March 23rd, 2016 Click the following to register:

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Have your say CPAs: AASB Invitation to Comment – Enhancing Audit Quality in the Public Interest – A Focus on Professional Skepticism, Quality Control and Group Audits

How does audit quality affect you?  The AASB has issued an Invitation to Comment on the IAASB’s consultation, which explores how to enhance audit quality. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their comments by April 15, 2016. (As reported by The Standard) Respondents are asked to email their comment letters (in a Word This Invitation to Comment reflects preliminary suggestions made

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How to Describe Your Work Ethic on Your Consulting Resume

Motivated? Driven? Strategic? Responsible? Even if these adjectives describe you as a professional, you should avoid using them when describing your work ethic on your resume for consulting jobs. As: Posted by Robert Half Management Resources on Friday, February 19, 2016 – 07:00 | Follow me Here’s why: They’re buzzwords. (For more examples, see this list from LinkedIn). These are the

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AcSB Response – Applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments with IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts

IFRS update

The AcSB has submitted a comment letter responding to the IASB’s Exposure Draft issued in December 2015. Responses to IASB Documents for Comment IFRS 9 Financial Instruments Exposure Draft – Applying IFRS 9 Financial Instruments with IFRS 4 Insurance Contracts – December 2015-As reported by The Standard On February 8, 2016, the AcSB submitted a comment letter responding to the

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Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) Agenda for March 23-24, 2016

Changes to IAS-1

The topics the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) plans to discuss, in addition to routine updates, and anticipated actions, if any, are outlined below. Although current at the date prepared (March 1, 2016), this agenda is subject to change. As reported by The Standard. PSAB Planning Approve a draft 2017-2020 strategic plan for public comment. Approve the 2016-2017 work plan.

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