More than 90 percent of CFOs say they expect to maintain current levels of staff accounting positions for the second quarter of 2012. Here are the questions controllers should be asking themselves to make sure their staffing decisions are correct.
While Romney managed to maintain his status as the GOP front-runner, there's little doubt the momentum Santorum built in Michigan in February means he still poses a threat to Romney's once all-but-certain ascendency to the Republican nomination going into the ten-state Super Tuesday primary Tuesday, March 6.
An endless flow of e-mails, chatty coworkers, unexpected clients knocking on your door, and phones that never stop ringing – sound all too familiar? If so, you're not alone. The real question is – how do you stay focused amid the chaos?
On December 9, Thomson Reuters announced it had acquired Emochila, a leading Web site design company that works specifically with accounting and tax firms. Thomson Reuters and Emochila will now work in collaboration to assist accounting professionals in creating and maintaining their Web sites.
The NASBA and the AICPA have launched an online tool designed to help CPAs navigate the new practice privilege requirements, commonly referred to as mobility laws, that allow CPAs to practice across state borders.
It is estimated that nearly 10 million adult children over the age of 50 care for their aging parents. These Baby Boomers should be finalizing plans for their own retirement, but they are putting their parents first.
A team of accounting students from the University of California, Berkeley took top honors at the 16th annual National Student Case Study Seminar against five other national finalist schools from across the country,
The Internal Revenue Service is seeking civic-minded volunteers to serve on the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP), a federal advisory committee that listens to taxpayers, identifies key issues, and makes recommendations for improving IRS service.
Every year, nuances of the tax returns seem to get a little more intertwined. Lawmakers' tax simplification acts never simplify much and paperwork reduction legislation seem to add more pages to the return. And that's just at the federal level.
Public Accounting Report, CCH's independent newsletter of the accounting profession, has published results of its annual survey of accounting professors. UT-Austin swept the college rankings, while PwC took first place in the firm rankings.
Michigan became the latest state to accept industry experience for original CPA certification, leaving New Hampshire, Wyoming, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as jurisdictions that still do not accept industry experience.
Growing concerns have compelled the Bank of Japan’s policy board to take significant steps to jumpstart its faltering economy. The bank calls its multi-pronged strategy a “comprehensive monetary easing policy.”
Which isn’t completely true. I mean, occasionally I drop by when I manage to sneak out of the nonstop frat party over at Going Concern, but I’m mostly a wallflower over there. I’m happy to say that I’ve been given express permission (or explicit orders, if you like) to wander over here to AccountingWEB more often.
Why is that, you might ask? My job is to replace the irreplaceable Gail Perry as Editor-in-Chief. What does that mean? I don’t really know! I think it’ll be fun getting a feel for things, throwing in my own thoughts here and there, and listening to the discussions you’re having about the accounting profession.