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More Accountants and Finance Professionals Are Working From Home

Finance chiefs say higher morale and better productivity are the top benefits of allowing employees to work remotely.
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CPA Financial Planners Say Clients’ No. 1 Concern is Outliving Their Money

AICPA survey finds that retirement account withdrawals and healthcare costs also worry high-net-worth individuals.
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Four Techniques to Make Your Accounting Presentations Buzzworthy

A presentation needs to be informative and engaging to be effective. Here’s how you can strike the right balance.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Form 1023-EZ Controversy Continues

The menu features specials on PCC Chair Billy Atkinson to step down, Peter Roskam scoffs at IRS funding pleas, and more.
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The Top 6 HR Blunders – and What Small Businesses Can Do to Avoid Them

The folks in human resources are human, and sometimes mistakes are made. But errors can be prevented. Here’s how.
A&A

And the Survey Says … More Finance Training is Needed for Nonprofit Groups

New certificate program launched by the AICPA covers the essentials of nonprofit financial responsibility.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Criminal Investigations Down 19% Last Year

The menu features specials on packed lines at Dallas IRS help center, Sen. Rand Paul introduces flat tax proposal, and more.
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Nine Steps to Make Your Company’s Ethics Training Program Stick

A truly dynamic ethics training program should focus on embedding the company’s code of conduct into daily worklife.
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How Accountants Can Use Golf as the Gateway to Making HNW Connections

High-net-worth people have financial needs, and serious business gets done on the links. Consider these three tactics.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Will the IRS Make a Recruitment Pitch to Millennials?

The menu features specials on IRS unanswered phone calls, ACA bumps up tax refunds for some but not all, and more.
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The Top 4 Financial Topics You Should Cover with Your Clients This Tax Season

Accountants should use this time of year to help clients deal with financial issues well beyond paying taxes.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Some Filers Affected by Tax Form Error Get Deadline Reprieve

The menu features specials on firm accused of auditor independence violations, new IRS technical guidance, and more.
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Why Character Should Matter to Your Firm and to Your Employees

If you act for the right reasons, you receive the right rewards. Here’s a couple examples of why character prevails.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Contempt Charges for Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner

The menu features specials on GOP senators want to nix death tax, Congress just created special tax break, and more.
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Boost Your Productivity: 8 Time Management Strategies for Accountants

As a CPA, you have a lot on your plate. But create some extra time in your day by making these simple improvements.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: A ‘Taylor Swift Tax’ is Being Proposed in Rhode Island

The menu features specials on WeiserMazars names new CEO, Koskinen says GOP can’t abolish IRS, and more.
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Why Accountants Are Now the New Trusted (Technology) Advisor

The software-as-a-service revolution is upon us, bringing with it challenges and opportunities for accountants.
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Protect Your Business: Tax Time is a Good Time for a ‘Security Check’

Scammers are out there, but there are steps your company can take to protect its data from being compromised.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: PCAOB Moves Forward with Standards Reorganization

The menu features specials on BSI to pay $211M penalty in US tax case, US individual tax share grows, and more.
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A Guided Tour of QuickBooks Online for Accountants

At first glance, the new QuickBooks Online may look a bit daunting. But take the time to explore its features. Here are some of the more common ones.

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