As we work through the succession and retirement of senior partners in our firms, a lot of us are also reviewing and updating our internal documents and agreements. A key part of the update should be focused around how we bring new partners into the firm to replace the “old guys."
A recent survey of nearly 100 US financial executives by Deloitte LLP found that 42 percent of respondents pointed to the Affordable Care Act as the reason they had to pass further health care costs on to their employees during the fourth quarter of 2013 – and 63 percent are planning to do so this year.
Minneapolis-based national CPA and consulting firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP has bought Bankers Advisory Inc., a Belmont, Massachusetts-based consulting firm focused on helping US mortgage companies with regulatory compliance and quality control.
It’s the time of year where everyone is sick. It’s not unlikely you’re reading this to the sounds of coughing fits and sneezing attacks in the background. It’s also a time you might be reconsidering your firm’s sick day policy heading into 2014.
Here are ten New Year's resolutions that every CPA can follow. Once you've begun the process of embracing these ideas, you'll probably see a difference in your attitude toward client service and business development!
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.
Spending time on social networks appears to be normal behavior at most workplaces. Employers need to deal with its risks and minimize its costs. Employees should consider the potential ramifications of every post they make.
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.
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.
Following up on the success of his popular High Impact Excel session, this time around David H. Ringstrom, CPA turns his attention to pivot tables. In one hour you'll learn how to whip unwieldy data into shape, and then quickly build meaningful reports by dragging and dropping with your mouse. David will also discuss techniques for improving pivot table data integrity. Detailed handouts with numbered steps will be provided for a variety of Excel versions.