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US Finance Executives More Cautious about Economy

52% of business leaders are optimistic about the economy in the second quarter of 2015, down from 68% in the first quarter, according to an AICPA survey.
A&A

Clarified Auditing Standards: An Entity Using a Service Organization (AU-C 402)

This article summarizes changes in AU-C Section 402 from the previous Statement on Auditing Standards No. 114.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Top Cities for Self-Employed Accountants

The menu features specials on Ryder CFO awaits lease accounting changes, new plan for naming audit partners, and more.
Practice

Top Accounting App Execs Chime in on Profession (Pt. 3)

The third part of our video series of executive interviews on the accounting profession from the Scaling New Heights event in New Orleans.
A&A

AICPA Releases New SSARS No. 21 Resource for CPAs

New guide, available as an eBook and in print format, was written to assist accountants in the interpretation and application of the nonaudit standards.
Practice

9 Ways Big-City CPAs Can Increase Their Visibility

The market for tax and advisory services in a large metropolitan area might seem saturated, but there are strategies you can use to cultivate new business.
Practice

CFOs Say Keeping Up with Technology is No. 1 Concern

41% of finance chiefs said staying current with changing technology is the top hurdle facing their accounting and finance teams, a Robert Half survey found.
Practice

Study: Penalties Levied by Financial Watchdogs Spiked in 2014

Regulatory agencies in the US, UK, and Hong Kong have cut expenditures but increased sanctions to deter bad behavior.
Practice

Top Accounting App Execs Chime in on Profession (Pt. 2)

AccountingWEB sat down for a video chat with top accounting application executives at the Scaling New Heights event here in New Orleans.
Practice

Cloud Tax Platform Canopy Raises $8 Million

Canopy, a cloud-based tax and practice management platform for small- to medium-sized accounting and tax practices, has raised $8 million in venture capital.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Senate Puts Medical Device Tax Repeal on Fast Track

The menu features specials on CFOs attempt to rally internal auditors, changes proposed to Form 990 filing, and more.
Technology

Intuit and Receipt Bank Ink ProAdvisor Partnership

Receipt Bank and Intuit are now working together to provide ProAdvisors the ability to monitor their clients’ cash flow within QuickBooks.
Practice

How to Manage the Managing Partner’s Charge Hours

Your goal should be to reduce the client service hours of your leader. That way, the managing partner has time to serve your most important client – the firm.
Technology

Top Accounting App Execs Chime in on Profession (Pt. 1)

AccountingWEB sat down for a video chat with top accounting application executives at the Scaling New Heights event here in New Orleans.
Tax

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Create New Taxpayer Protections

Sen. John Thune and Sen. Chuck Grassley say their legislation will hold the IRS’s feet to the fire on taxpayer service.
Tax

Comparing Your Itemized Deductions with the Average

And just because you claim average deductions or get a refund doesn’t mean you won't be audited. If the IRS asks, you may have to explain your deductions.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Deficit Would Swell by $353B if Obamacare is Sacked

The menu features specials on House bill targets corporate political disclosures, Wal-Mart’s tax havens, and more.
Tax

IRS: All Empowerment Zones Remained in Effect Through End of 2014

Announcement affects businesses that benefit from claiming tax incentives for empowerment zones on their 2014 returns.
Tax

Summer Camp and College: More Fun, Less Taxing

The IRS doesn’t want to take away from our summer enjoyment. The agency offers some credits and tax-advantaged ways to help parents pay for camp and college.

Our Friday Wrap-Up: What You May Have Missed This Week

PwC’s Enron, three small businesses’ secret recipes for happiness, how to create a collaborative workplace, and more.

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