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If You Want to Work with Millennials, Go Green to Save Green

To many millennials, the internet is as important as air, water, food, and shelter. You can help them and help yourself by become more environmentally friends and reducing your carbon footprint.
A&A

The 4 Global Management Accounting Principles Your Company Can Adopt

Developed by the AICPA and the CIMA, the management accounting guidance serves as a blueprint for effective analysis that can be universally applied by public and private organizations of all sizes, worldwide.
Practice

The 4 Essential Steps to Firing Employees with Minimal Drama

No one enjoys firing someone. (Well, most people don't.) But even if you can’t wait to see your employee walk out the door, take precautions to avoid a lawsuit. Don't make this harder than necessary.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: The Incredible Shrinking Finance Department Budgets

The menu for Nov. 20 features specials on small companies slow to adopt new internal control rules, Paul Ryan thinks Obama immigration action will hurt tax overhaul, Tesco may be looking for new auditor, and more.
Practice

How to Grow Your Firm: Learn How to Perform Business Valuations

Business valuations can fit in naturally with an accounting firm’s existing service line-up because they touch on many areas, such as tax planning, succession planning, and business strategy.
Practice

When Communicating with Your Clients, Less Is Often More

You need to stop focusing on creating a large quantity of content (feeding all those demanding social media channels) and instead focus on creating content that can help you build long-term relationships.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: AT&T Among Those Pushing for Later Rev Rec Effective Date

The menu for Nov. 19 features specials on Paul Ryan is new House Ways and Means chair, PCAOB reviewing tax advice PwC gave Caterpillar, FASB issues new pushdown accounting rules, and more.
A&A

Technology In Accounting: Banks Should Mind the Gap

As accounting standards and regulations continue to increase in complexity, modern technological solutions will become increasingly vital not just to satisfy new challenges, but to enable financial institutions to thrive in spite of them.
Wealth management

How to Donate Property: Avoid a Tax Punishment for a Good Deed

Cash is cash, but when you're donating property to a charity, there's a long list of rules that can reduce your tax break. Read the rules before you sign over that deed.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Big Tax Breaks Lure High-Tech Data Centers to Iowa

The menu for Nov. 18 features specials on foreign filers and XBRL reporting data, Orrin Hatch says dynamic scoring no magic elixir to fix tax code, EY finds tech M&A deals soared in 3Q of 2014, and more.
Practice

Expert Gives Us the Inside Scoop on the Cloud and Document Management

It's about security, speed, and reliability—and all your systems working together. In this exclusive interview, a cloud expert explains what the problems are, and what you should be looking for.
A&A

Auditing Special Purpose Frameworks: Auditing Expenses—Part 2

This second part covers the effects of key controls on payroll and other expenses, and the focus is on understanding key controls as part of an auditor’s risk assessment process.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Pick for Treasury Undersecretary No Stranger to Inversions

The menu for Nov. 17 features specials on Hertz to revise financial statements from 2011 to 2013, Actavis looks to pull off inversion deal with Allergan, PCAOB to consider 2015 budget and strategic plan this week, and more.
Tax

Learn the 'Secret' to Taking a Parental Dependency Exemption

Do you contribute toward the support of another household that includes two or more relatives, such as your father and mother? Many taxpayers mishandle these payments, losing a valuable tax break.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Tax Extenders Deal Not Close, as Small Business Owners Wait

The menu for Nov. 14 features specials on what CFOs should do if an auditor independence violation occurs, FASB pushes back consolidation standard to 2015, Starbucks’ possible back taxes, and more.

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

Need-to-know facts on the ACA, crowd review of accounting software, how to avoid client litigation, communicating with clients, Supreme Court to review Obamacare tax subsidies, and more.
Tax

7 Steps to Understanding the Affordable Care Act This Tax Season

The ACA has brought monumental change to taxpayers and tax preparers. A leading ACA expert offers the following tips and advice about the law and its requirements, as we head into tax season.
Practice

3 Easy Steps to Networking: Turning Strangers into Clients

Let's start with the basics. You know whom you want to cultivate in the community. You are attending the right event. You see one of these people across the room. How are you going to meet them?
A&A

Grid(un)locked: The Leading Accounting Software Based on G2 Crowd User Reviews

The first-ever accounting software report from G2 Crowd, which was released on Oct. 30, ranked nine software products based on more than 300 reviews and ratings from business professionals.
A&A

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Two Lawmakers Aren’t Big Fans of Lease Accounting Proposal

The menu for Nov. 13 features specials on low-priced health plans could lower value of ACA tax credits, CBO says tax rates on the rise for the top 1%, SASB launches interactive digital platform, and more.

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