by Deanna White on 09/18/14
The fallout from divorce can wreak financial havoc long after the dust in the courtroom has settled. Accountants can help both parties move forward, thanks to their unique knowledge and skills.
by Jason Bramwell on 09/18/14
The menu for Sept. 18 features specials on ex-DOJ tax head Kathryn Keneally has a new gig, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says action on inversions coming “very, very soon,” dissecting the OECD’s recommendations, and more.
by Ronny Ko on 09/18/14
While most employees are honest and abide by corporate rules, there are enough dishonest ones to make a dent in the bottom line with expense report fraud. But there are steps companies can take.
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by Larry Perry CPA on Sep 17, 2014
The difference between principles in U.S. GAAP and FRF for SMEs is just the beginning. Auditors also need to consider the effects of these differences on auditing procedures.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 17, 2014
The menu for Sept. 17 features specials on OECD unveils recommendations to curb corporate tax avoidance, McGladrey to acquire Battelle Rippe Kingston, AICPA presses Congress for action on tax extenders, and more.
by Julian Block on Sep 17, 2014
Accountants are not wealth managers, but wealth management decisions have important tax consequences. It's good business to help clients avoid unnecessary investment-oriented tax bills.
by David Ringstrom on Sep 16, 2014
In Excel 2013, frequent actions like Opening and Saving files require time-consuming extra mouse clicks. Here are a few tricks you can use to take back a tiny portion of your day.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 16, 2014
The menu for Sept. 16 features specials on AgFeed reaches $18 million settlement in accounting fraud case, SEC offers early revenue recognition relief, US ranked third worst in international tax competitiveness, and more.
by Jeff Borschowa on Sep 16, 2014
If handled right, outsourcing payroll can be a strategic initiative for your accounting firm—and it can build client relationships. Be aware of both the challenges and opportunities.
by Jessica Ballard on Sep 15, 2014
The Apple founder became successful by focusing on a niche. You may not strive to become world-famous, but developing a niche can be a steppingstone to a new level of success for you, too.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 15, 2014
The menu for Sept. 15 features specials on Hertz and Carl Icahn make amends, Akorn is next US company to consider an inversion, Grover Norquist questions IRS audit of Breitbart News, and more.
by Kristen Rampe on Sep 15, 2014
You thought Hollywood had a monopoly on scandal? The same hacking horror could hit the accounting world, as this 'what if' scenario shows. It's funny now, but not if it happened to you.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 12, 2014
How do you calculate taxes owed on what the IRS calls convertible virtual currency? Experts may argue about what virtual currencies are, but at the end of the day, the IRS wants its cut.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 12, 2014
The menu for Sept. 12 features specials on House majority wants to save cash method of accounting, Buffett called Hatch to gauge US inversion policy, M&T Bank unit reaches $18.5 million settlement in SEC accounting case, and more.
by Sally Glick on Sep 12, 2014
As a marketing professional, I caution you to learn to prioritize. No matter how small your firm may be, you need to make time to write a marketing plan that can guide your activities. Create a blueprint that can provide consistency and structure.

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