Myths and Inconvenient Truths about Audit Sampling
(CPA Journal) - Audit sampling, like any powerful tool, is of great value when used properly but of great potential harm when used improperly. The auditing standards provided by the AICPA, PCAOB, and International Auditing and Assurance Board (IAASB) provide scant guidance about audit sampling.
How Businesses Can Get Office For iPad On The Cheap
(Business Insider) - There's a lot to like about Microsoft Office for iPad but users have one big gripe about it: the price. The only way to get it is to have a subscription to Microsoft's paid cloud Office app, Office 365.
The Fluctuating Math Errors in Americans’ Tax Returns
(FiveThirtyEight) - It’s unsurprising that some Americans make mistakes on their taxes; the 1040 form (the primary tax form) has 77 line items, as well as a 189-page appendix of instructions. But Internal Revenue Service data shows that math mistakes — potentially an indication of how confusing that form is — have changed a lot over time.
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