Your company can position itself for further growth and prosperity in 2011. Strong or weak economy, it doesn’t matter. But in a weak economy, the services of an accounting firm are needed more than ever.
IMA’s Foundation for Applied Research recently announced a new awards program for academics: the IMA FAR Emerging Scholar Competitive Manuscript Award. IMA is accepting entries for the 2010 program through January 31, 2011.
July was a busy month for the SEC. Five of the enforcement cases charged or settled that month involved large, well-known companies, including KBR, Goldman Sachs, Dell, General Electric, and Citigroup.
Workplace violence risks are real and employers face legal liabilities when employees or customers are victims. Employers must understand how they could be vulnerable to a lawsuit after an incident of workplace violence, and what they can do to prevent such incidences.
Don’t let the stubborn consistency of time get you down. If you’re smart about it, there are plenty of ways that you can get more per hour in 2011. We asked some of your forward-looking colleagues to chime in with their time maximization plans for 2011.
If you notice clients looking at you suspiciously this tax season, it could be because they have just read Stephen King’s "A Good Marriage," one of the tales in his latest collection of short stories, Full Dark, No Stars.
This is the first of two articles about expenses incurred by clients who are engaged in an activity, and whether such activity can be considered a business or a hobby. In the first article, the scenario of a freelance writer is used to discuss the business vs. hobby issue.
Intuit is offering free Lacerte Tax or ProSeries Tax for one year to two winners. Participants enter by registering for and watching one of two webinars featuring Intuit’s new Web-based products, ProLine Tax Research powered by BNA or ProLine Tax Import.
Mint.com, an online personal finance service from Intuit Inc., is now available to Canadians at mint.com/Canada. Canada is the first country outside of the United States to have a unique version of Mint.
Despite the fact that more than 70 percent of chief financial officers at Deloitte's annual CFO Vision conference believe current government financial policy has either had no effect or negatively impacted their business, the tide is turning toward a more positive outlook.
It's December, and, in many parts of the country, this means that weather is a factor in commuting as well as in business travel. Weather-induced chaos presents an ideal opportunity for technologists to remind businesses that we now have the means to lessen the impact of bad weather.
Whether you have an iPhone, Motorola Droid, or a BlackBerry, there are several applications that can organize and keep track of your travel expenses. Jason Bramwell reports on seven applications ranked high by technology experts that can benefit accountants on the go.
Fellow travelers: Take a cue from Fergie, the latest victim of the Transportation Security Administration’s more aggressive airport screening procedures. The singer learned that being a celebrity didn’t earn her the privilege of avoiding the much-criticized tactics at LAX.
What would you do if one of your clients won the lottery? We asked several accountants to weigh in with their advice for the lucky Powerball winner, and the tips we received are useful for anyone who receives a windfall, whether it's a lottery win, an inheritance, a big bonus on the job, or a killing in the stock market.
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