by Jason Bramwell on 04/22/14
The FASB had hoped to issue a final standard on revenue recognition during the first quarter of 2014. However, the board confirmed today that the timetable for releasing the standard has been pushed back slightly.
by Scott Cytron on 04/22/14
Everyone seems to have a blog today, but is it really worth your time? Yes, a blog can bring in new business, but as these 10 steps show, you have to know how to do it right.
by Jason Bramwell on 04/22/14
The menu for April 22 features specials on the IRS denying group’s tax-exempt status, what the airline industry and the IRS have in common (and it’s not good), if sales taxes will doom Amazon, and more.
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by Deanna White on Apr 22, 2014
One college has started a program especially for management accountants: There are other jobs besides tax prep and auditing. Recruiters can now step up and take notice.
by Doug Sleeter on Apr 21, 2014
A new Sleeter Group survey reveals what business owners want from accountants. You'll see that there's a big difference between what they want and what you think they want.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 21, 2014
CFOs reported that vacant staff-level accounting or finance jobs take an average of four weeks to fill, while open management-level positions take five weeks on average to fill, according to a new Robert Half poll.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 21, 2014
The menu for April 21 features specials on PwC looking at corporate clawback policies, SIFMA wanting FATCA delay, property tax collections rising, and more.
by Ken Berry on Apr 21, 2014
The Obamas squeezed under the bar for the highest marginal tax rate on their federal tax return. But they couldn't dodge the new 3.8 percent Medicare surtax.
by Caleb Newquist on Apr 18, 2014
There's lots of great content on the web to read, but why waste your time aimlessly searching. There are plenty of great articles produced by Sift Media sites and here are some of my favorites from the past week.
by Richard Koreto on Apr 18, 2014
In today's international world, U.S. accountants find themselves dealing with overseas professionals. Not everyone speaks English, and even when they do, language barriers remain.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 18, 2014
The menu for April 18 features specials on the IRS auditing fewer large business partnerships, SEC being vulnerable to hackers, scary-looking Easter bunnies, and more.
by David Ringstrom on Apr 18, 2014
Four years after the first iPad spreadsheet, users finally have a Microsoft-sanctioned solution. I immediately saw its limitations, but Excel for iPad has certain strengths too.
by Julie Lubetkin on Apr 17, 2014
You want to be the change-maker—the innovator who drives the firm forward? Take this quiz to see if you're ready to be a leader, the firm member who makes waves.
by AccountingWeb on Apr 17, 2014
In this presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA covers Excel for iPad from top to bottom. In one hour you'll learn everything you can—and cannot—do in Excel for iPad. You'll be able to determine whether Excel for iPad is worth $99/year to you or not.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 17, 2014
The menu for April 17 features specials on a pitch for valued added tax, IRS chief reiterating rewrite of 501(c)(4) guidelines, Starbucks moving European headquarters to London to pay more tax, and more.
by Larry Perry CPA on Apr 17, 2014
We'll now focus on risk assessment at the financial statement level; a Client Acceptance and Continuance Form can facilitate the risk assessment process.

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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 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.
Apr 30
During the second session of a four-part series on Individual Leadership, the focus will be on time management- a critical success factor for effective leadership. Each person has 24 hours of time to spend each day; the key is making wise investments and knowing what investments yield the greatest return.
May 1
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations’ expenses. It will include discussions of functional expense categories, accounting for functional expenses and allocations of joint costs.