by Caleb Newquist on Jan 02, 2014
A new year beckons and I harken back to when my daughter was four years old. Her mother and I bought her an old, upright piano. It was a little beat up, a little banged up, and was missing a few keys, but hey, for a 4-year old, it was fine.
by Deanna White on Dec 30, 2013
Just days before his retirement from the MSCPA, AccountingWEB sat down with Theodore J. Flynn to discuss the major changes that have impacted the profession over the last four decades, the current state of the CPA industry, and where things are headed in the future.
by Teresa Ambord on Dec 27, 2013
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam.
by Rita Keller on Dec 27, 2013
For the last few years, in many of my presentations to the CPA profession, I have been warning firm leaders that they need to be prepared for involving the parents of new college graduates as they participate in the college recruiting adventure.
by Michael Alter on Dec 26, 2013
One of the most important things you can do for your firm is to continue learning. The people who help their businesses achieve new heights are the ones who are continually learning how to get better.
by Deanna White on Dec 23, 2013
In today's increasingly litigious society, there's certainly no shortage of lawsuits or the lawyers needed to negotiate those proceedings. There's a new player emerging as an indispensable part of many attorneys' legal teams: the forensic accountant.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 23, 2013
According to a recent survey of human resources (HR) managers by Accountemps, the most productive day of the week to tackle work-related projects is Tuesday.
by Scott Cytron on Dec 19, 2013
No matter what type of business you're in, it's never easy to resign a client. Yet, the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks. We resign clients based on a number of reasons.
by Deanna White on Dec 19, 2013
America's business community has instituted many wonderful programs to help veterans transition from the military to the corporate world. Deloitte officials say they're proud to add their own innovative CORE Program to the mix.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 18, 2013
The days of listening to stodgy diatribes about technical accounting standards are over, or at least they should be, according to Tom Hood, executive director and CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs and the Business Learning Institute.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 14, 2013
Reflection is something I do a lot of – I have for many years quite regularly in my daily or weekly goings on. At certain holiday times and other milestones every year, I reflect on my year and perspectives at that snapshot in time.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 09, 2013
Tammie Schaefer, CPA, is just one of the twelve "newly minted" PhDs, and the first wave of ADS Program graduates, who are currently teaching their first classes this fall semester on college campuses across the country.
by Terri Eyden on Dec 06, 2013
The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has sent out a request for proposals (RFPs) to fund independent academic research on several key auditing policy issues.
by Jason Bramwell on Dec 05, 2013
Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for December 5.
by Jeff Davidson on Dec 05, 2013
Work-life balance expert Jeff Davidson says that if you can address three small annoyances early in the workday, you often are able to clear away "space" to be at your best more often.