Regulatory Roundup: May 9-15

By:
Chris Gaetano
Published Date:
May 15, 2018

AICPA 

May 15
Fewer Americans Are Delaying Major Life Events Because of Money Worries: AICPA Survey 

May 9
AICPA Recommends Changes to IRS Form 990 and Related Instructions

CBO

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H.R. 5674, VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
May 14, 2018

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H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019
May 14, 2018

Report
A Historical Survey of Ship Reactivations
May 14, 2018

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H.R. 1264, Community Financial Institution Exemption Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 788, Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 5655, Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 3832, Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 3, Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 2991, Susquehanna National Heritage Area Act
May 11, 2018

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H.R. 5698, Protect and Serve Act of 2018
May 10, 2018

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H.R. 5509, Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act
May 10, 2018

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H.R. 5294, Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018
May 10, 2018

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H.R. 4069, a bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 5051, Public Company Registration Threshold Act
May 9, 2018

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S. 2369, Whaling Convention Amendments Act of 2018
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 3642, Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4830, Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress Act
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 2147, Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4334, Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act of 2017
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4245, Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4451, Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2017
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4958, Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 5044, Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 5520, VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4635, a bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 5215, Veterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act
May 9, 2018

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H.R. 4645, East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
May 9, 2018

FAF

Harold Monk Steps Down From Financial Accounting Standards Board  [05/14/18]
News Release

Financial Accounting Foundation Board of Trustees  [05/09/18]
Meeting Notice

GAO

Medical Records:
Fees and Challenges Associated with Patients' Access
GAO-18-386:Published: May 14, 2018. Publicly Released: May 14, 2018.

Protecting Classified Information:
Defense Security Service Should Address Challenges as New Approach Is Piloted
GAO-18-407:Published: May 14, 2018. Publicly Released: May 14, 2018.

Zika Supplemental Funding:
Status of HHS Agencies' Obligations, Disbursements, and the Activities Funded
GAO-18-389:Published: May 14, 2018. Publicly Released: May 14, 2018.

Event Ticket Sales:
Market Characteristics and Consumer Protection Issues
GAO-18-347:Published: Apr 12, 2018. Publicly Released: May 14, 2018.

Defense Contracting:
Use by the Department of Defense of Indefinite-Delivery Contracts from Fiscal Years 2015 through 2017
GAO-18-412R:Published: May 10, 2018. Publicly Released: May 10, 2018.

DOD Financial Management:
The Navy Needs to Improve Internal Control over Its Buildings
GAO-18-289:Published: May 10, 2018. Publicly Released: May 10, 2018.

Foreign Military Sales:
Controls Should Be Strengthened to Address Substantial Growth in Overhead Account Balances
GAO-18-401:Published: May 10, 2018. Publicly Released: May 10, 2018.

Supplemental Material for GAO-18-322:
HHS Office of Inspector General's Agreements to Protect Federal Health Care Program Integrity
GAO-18-529SP:Published: May 10, 2018. Publicly Released: May 10, 2018.

Department of Health and Human Services:
Office of Inspector General's Use of Agreements to Protect the Integrity of Federal Health Care Programs
GAO-18-322:Published: Apr 3, 2018. Publicly Released: May 10, 2018.

Puerto Rico:
Factors Contributing to the Debt Crisis and Potential Federal Actions to Address Them
GAO-18-387:Published: May 9, 2018. Publicly Released: May 9, 2018.

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program:
Observations on Employment and Training Programs and Efforts to Address Program Integrity Issues
GAO-18-504T:Published: May 9, 2018. Publicly Released: May 9, 2018.

Presidential Helicopter:
VH-92A Program Is Stable and Making Progress While Facing Challenges [Reissued with Revisions May 09, 2018]
GAO-18-359:Published: Apr 30, 2018. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 2018.

IASB

15 May 2018
Quiz: test your knowledge of the Conceptual Framework

15 May 2018
May 2018 IFRIC Update published

14 May 2018
IFRS Foundation publishes 2017 Annual Report

14 May 2018
May 2018 TRG for IFRS 17 meeting summary and podcast available

11 May 2018
Join the IFRS Foundation—Senior Technical Manager, IFRS Taxonomy

11 May 2018
New materials: An overview of Exposure Draft Accounting Policy Changes (Proposed amendments to IAS 8)

09 May 2018
Emerging Economies Group agenda papers and agenda available

IRS 

IRS warns of variation of Form W-8BEN scam; crooks impersonate IRS to get banking and other information
IR-2018-119, May 10, 2018 – The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist tied to an old scam aimed at international taxpayers and non-resident aliens.

Seasonal, Part-year Workers Urged to Check Tax Withholding Amount
IR-2018-118, May 9, 2018  – The Internal Revenue Service today encouraged taxpayers who work seasonal jobs or are employed part of the year to visit the Withholding Calculator and perform a “paycheck checkup.”

NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance

Enhanced Online Application Makes Resolving Your Tax Debt Even Easier

PCAOB

Former Senior Partners of Deloitte Turkey Sanctioned for Misconduct In Connection with a PCAOB Inspection and Investigation 
May 10, 2018

SEC

SEC Charges Hedge Fund Adviser With Deceiving Investors by Inflating Fund Performance
Washington D.C., May 9, 2018 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has charged New York-based investment adviser Premium Point Investments LP with inflating the value of private funds it advised by hundreds of millions of dollars.  The SEC also charged Premium Point’s CEO and chief investment officer Anilesh Ahuja as well as Amin Majidi, a former partner and portfolio manager at the firm, and former trader Jeremy Shor.

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