Category Archives: Accounting and Audting

New rules for Comfort Letters

A company that wants to issue securities generally needs a “Comfort Letter” from an auditor saying that the company’s books are o.k.  I edited the Comfort Letters entry to reflect new AICPA rules for Comfort Letters issued in October 2011, and to introduce new rules for … Continue reading

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Salary data for bean counters

I added the Robert Half Salary Centre to the “Accountants” section of the Compensation entry, with a cross-reference from Accounting Firms.

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New-and-improved section on International Accounting Standards

I rewrote the “International” section of the Accounting Standards entry to provide some background on the IFRS, the IASB and the IASC — the three related organizations responsible for International accounting standards.  I also added links to the selected Standards available free on the Standards (IFRSs) … Continue reading

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