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We have discontinued Audit Adviser and now include the issues previously covered in this newsletter in ‘Perspective’
If you’re involved in transfer pricing, you’ll be interested to note that your size and industry are irrelevant. We look at the key concern for not-for-profit organisations and advise on the use of audit tools to detect fraud. We have a special update on submissions to the ASRB in response to proposals to change New Zealand’s financial reporting framework and we consider proactive tax management for improving your cashflow.
Grant Thornton ranks No. 1 in the US, At the Crossroads: Responding appropriately to NZ’s standard setting needs; the latest on the upcoming not-for-profit survey and report; and Simplify or be damned: Australian businesses report in on IFRS.
New look for Grant Thornton; Not for Profit survey released; Strong supervisory and internal controls are the best defence; Impact of NZ IFRS for Retirement Villages; Where’s the value in an audit.
IFRS adoption rules for small and medium-sized entities; Retirement villages; Not for Profit Survey 2007/08; The adoption of International Auditing Standards in New Zealand
Charitale donations; 2007/08 Not for Profit Survey; Outsourcing - A risky proposition.
Financial fraud, an unpleasant reality; Implementation of NZ IFRS and common errors; Early practical experience with equality versus liability classification.
What different types of assurance engagements are there?; Can internal audit assist your organisation?; New registration dates for charities; Charities and financial reporting.
Proposed Financial Reporting Act changes; Changes to the Incorporated Societies Act 1908; Not for Profit organisations need more high calibre Board Members
Beyond the numbers: Performance measures show organisations the big picture; Keep or toss? Records-retention policies for not for profits; Which accounting software is best for you?; Quick roundup of recent employment law changes; Former UK Charity Commissioner joins Grant Thornton in the UK
International Financial Reporting Standards; IRD Audit Adjustments; Establishing a moral compass through ethical behaviour, values and goals; Incorporated Societies and Charitable Trusts - website; Post Graduate Diploma in Management of Not for Profit Organisations.
Checks and balances: Tips to establish effective internal controls; Blowing the whistle on fraud.
FRS-3: Accounting for Property Plant and Equipment; Inaugural Grant Thornton 2003 Not for Profit Sector Survey; New Senior International Appointment
Managing risk with confidence; Grant Thornton Not for Profit Survey; International Financial Reporting Standards.
Current business events heighten need for diligent boards; www.companies.govt.nz; The global impact of accountancy regulations.
What's new for 31 December 2002 financial reporting?; Ready to sign your financial statements?; Auditor Independence - a hot topic.
How would your organisation stand up to IRD's scrutiny?; When is an issue of shares an issue to the public?
Tax and Charities; Board composition key in driving organisation's mission; Tips for improving cashflow.