The recent outbreak of coronavirus has caused governments around the world to impose travel restrictions, and airlines to cancel flights to China. These restrictions could interfere with the work of auditors, as they could have trouble completing inventory counts or other key tasks.

This Wall Street Journal article by Mark Maurer discusses how several accounting firms have already imposed travel restrictions on employees, and how this may lead to incomplete reports, delayed corporate filings or last-minute deadline extensions.

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