• Accounting News Roundup: Procrastination Remedies, Working Parents, Mileage Rates | 12.14.16

    By | December 14, 2016

    New revenue recognition standard procrastination

    Accounting Today reports that the Center for Audit Quality has issued a document to help audit committees crack the whip on all those companies who've been dragging their feet on the new revenue recognition standard.

    Adventures in non-GAAP accounting

    The Wall Street Journal reports on a study from the CFA Institute that points out that 80% of the S&P 500 and FTSE 100 "use financial measures outside of generally accepted accounting principles, and that could mislead investors." So I guess "could" leaves open the door to the possibility that some of the financial measures could be good instead of evil.

    Working parents

    Fortune now has a 50 Best Workplace for Parents list and there are five accounting firms on it with PwC ranked #1.

    Driving

    Mileage rates are down again so if you work at one of those firms, make sure someone updates your expense reimbursement spreadsheet accordingly.

    Previously, on Going Concern…

    In Open Items, someone asked about all those Big 4 layoff rumors floating around.

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