New AICPA Technical Questions and Answers Issued on Public Businesses

November 2, 2017

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“AICPA”) has issued new Technical Questions and Answers (“TQAs”) offering guidance for related terminology and other matters concerning public business entities. Section 7100, Definition of a Public Business Entity, features 16 new questions and answers to help a company determine its status as a public business. Included in the TQAs is detailed guidance addressing depository institutions, broker-dealers, insurance companies and nonprofits.

A press release on Section 7100 is available on the AICPA website.