by Ken Berry on 04/21/14
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 04/18/14
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 04/18/14
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.
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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.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 16, 2014
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 Apr 16, 2014
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 Apr 16, 2014
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.
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.

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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 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.
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.
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