by Jason Bramwell on 04/16/14
For the second-straight year, the Big Four firm was named the No. 1 accounting employer in North America, according to Vault.com's latest rankings that were released on Tuesday.
by Terry Sheridan on 04/16/14
Legislation coming out of D.C. just might reduce homeowners' burden for disaster insurance. Think of it as a 401(k) plan for your home that covers preventive and rebuilding costs.
by Jason Bramwell on 04/16/14
The menu for April 16 features specials on when disclosure is appropriate in internal audit reports, root causes of audit deficiencies, taxpayers being left the tab on tax havens, and more.
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by Julian Block on Apr 16, 2014
Divorce is hard, and the IRS isn't going to make it any easier. The IRS generally says "no" to tax deductions that might ease the pain of divorce—but there are exceptions.
by Alexandra DeFelice on Apr 15, 2014
Many firms these days hope to garner most of their new business through referrals. But you won't get referrals from clients unless you can build true client loyalty.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 15, 2014
Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for April 15.
by Guy Pearson on Apr 15, 2014
The cloud isn't just today's buzzword—it's a way to improve your business. Accountants can use the cloud to increase security, lower costs and enhance client service.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 14, 2014
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board on Monday defined two approaches for measuring assets and liabilities, intended to guide the standard-setting organization in establishing accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 14, 2014
According to a new Accountemps survey, 30 percent of respondents believe it is not unusual for employees to spend time on personal income tax preparation during the workday – and use company resources to do it.
by Phyllis Weiss H... on Apr 14, 2014
There's no cookie-cutter solution to working across multiple generations.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 14, 2014
Nearly 300 new identity theft and refund fraud investigations have been launched during this tax-filing season, bringing the number of active cases to almost 1,900, the IRS announced last week.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 14, 2014
Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for April 14.
by Lisa Tierney on Apr 14, 2014
Busy and confused? Just memorize these four points and you have the basics of managing an accounting practice.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 11, 2014
Under the new US GAAP guidance, a discontinued operation is a disposal of part of an organization that has a major effect on its operations and financial results. Examples include a disposal of a major geographic area, a major line of business, or a major equity method investment.
by Caleb Newquist on Apr 11, 2014
Plus, how improving your quality of life will boost productivity.
by Ken Berry on Apr 11, 2014
About the process: just how much trouble is Lois Lerner facing?

Voice of the Editor

As I mentioned a while back, there have been some changes in the works at the AWEB mothership. I could bore you with the technological details but I'd rather just say that I'm happy to announce that we've flipped the switch on our High Impact Excel page, featuring our new Tech Editor-at-Large David Ringstrom, as well as a page dedicated to our webinar series.

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Apr 17
In this exciting presentation Excel expert David H. Ringstrom, CPA shares tricks that you can use with pivot tables every day. Remember, either you work Excel, or it works you!
Apr 22
Is everyone at your organization meeting your client service expectations? Let client service expert, Kristen Rampe, CPA help you establish a reputation of top-tier service in every facet of your firm during this one hour webinar.
Apr 24
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA introduces you to a powerful but underutilized macro feature in Excel.
Apr 25
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.