by Charles Crabtree on 09/30/14
CPA firms have increased their adoption of business-grade cloud technology but still have reservations that prevent more pronounced adoption rates. However, they don't need to worry.
by Jason Bramwell on 09/30/14
The menu for Sept. 30 features specials on BKD LLP and Wolf & Co. merge, EU reveals details of Ireland/Apple tax probe, Indian citizens can now take the CPA Exam in the Middle East, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on 09/30/14
We've probably all worked for soul-sucking managers who expect employees to work 24/7. But you won't find them at these two firms, which have managed to create award-winning work environments.
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by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
In a report released on Monday, the IRS watchdog found that the tax agency may not be completing the required research steps in collecting delinquent taxes before considering the cases “not collectible.”
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
According to a new Accenture study, dealing with legacy systems and environments, managing the complex needs of all stakeholders, new and complex business risks, and supporting increasingly complex operating models were the top four issues cited by CFOs.
by Ken Berry on Sep 29, 2014
The school year is off and running—have your start-up clients launched as well? It may make a big difference in tax status. Know the rules, phase-outs, and timing—and the limits for 2014.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
The menu for Sept. 29 features specials on EY’s fiscal-year revenue up 6 percent, EU criticizes Apple’s tax deals in Ireland, banks cash in on tax trade, Boehner says tax reform “doable” in next two years, and more.
by Jessica Ballard on Sep 29, 2014
If you're choosing a one-size-fits all approach to growing your accounting firm, it could mean that you're missing out on a valuable, and potentially lucrative, opportunity to develop a niche.
by Richard Koreto on Sep 26, 2014
Start the fall season right with our links. (Or spring, if you're one of our Southern Hemisphere readers.)
by Daniel Mazzola on Sep 26, 2014
Now is the time for accountants to think about 529 plans. The start of the school year means education is on the minds of all clients with children, and tax prep season is around the corner. There are financial implications you may not be aware of.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 26, 2014
The menu for Sept. 26 features specials on IRS needs to better handle complaints against tax preparers, P&G and Hasbro targets of Mexico tax probe, Brady to challenge Ryan for Ways and Means gavel, and more.
by Bryce Sanders on Sep 26, 2014
You don't want to work with friends—that's a recipe for ruining the relationship. But that doesn't mean you can't get referrals from friends. As with all referral scenarios, keep it low-key.
by Diana Mackie on Sep 25, 2014
Fill your clients' inboxes with fun tips and advice all year round with an e-newsletter. These publications are also a great way to inform your clients of all the services you can offer.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 25, 2014
The menu for Sept. 25 features specials on the AICPA has concerns with IRS e-signature standards, AbbVie-Shire inversion deal still seems likely, “The Situation” indicted on tax fraud charges, and more.
by Allan Boress on Sep 25, 2014
We CPAs are great at finding faults, but cautious about praise. This lack of motivation has led, I believe, to the outflow of some of our most outstanding future leaders and workers.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 24, 2014
A new report from financial services consulting firm Mercer LLC found that the median total direct compensation for CFOs at S&P 500 companies increased by 7 percent last year to $3.13 million.

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