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The Financial Satisfaction of the Average American is On the Rise

AICPA index finds that Americans' financial situation should be in better shape now than at the start of the year.

Bridging the Gap: How EPM Can Better Align Finance and Operations

Empowering employees with easy-to-use, integrated EPM tools allows them to gain deeper insight into their business.

Doing Taxes Frustrates More Small Business Owners Than Paying Taxes

Payroll taxes was ranked as the most burdensome tax for owners of smaller firms, the NSBA noted in a new report.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: More Public Companies Adopting 2013 COSO Framework

The menu features specials on it is good to be a tax boss in Congress, IRS issues new technical guidance, and more.

The ABCs of the Alternative Minimum Tax: Strategies for Your Clients

It’s never too early to advise your clients on maneuvers that can be used to sidestep the somewhat tricky AMT rules.

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

Career questions for the PCAOB, the six most common referral mistakes, advice on how to buy a business, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: No Surprise – House Votes to Eliminate Estate Tax

The menu features specials on FASB issues two new standards, House passes state sales tax break, and more.
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Greetings and Vision Statement From the Editor

AWEB’s new managing editor, Seth Fineberg, issues a welcome and shares his vision for the future of the site – and how you play a key part in that vision.

Could Sherlock Holmes Be Successful as a CPA?

The character of Sherlock Holmes has an enduring legacy – on stage, TV, and in print. But would he be a successful addition to your accounting firm?

Post-Busy Season Quiz: What Would You Do Differently?

What are your prescriptions for making things better? Cast your vote in our productivity quiz, and we'll remind you about these resolutions next year.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Ernst & Young Settles with NY Over Lehman Brothers Collapse

The menu features specials on advisers go back to school for taxes, House estate tax repeal vote expected today, and more.

Experts Weigh in on How HR Can Be Done Right

CEOs and CFOs struggle with whether or not to outsource HR work, keep it in-house, or do both. Three HR professionals offer some sage advice.

AICPA Recommends 10 Tax Reform Provisions Related to Disaster Assistance

Letter urges Congress to provide permanent tax relief to those living or operating a business in a disaster area.

Senator Orrin Hatch to IRS: Let’s Get Fiscal!

In a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Hatch criticized the IRS for “wasteful spending,” including expenditures for a stair-climber and give-away toy items.

AccountingWEB Welcomes Seth Fineberg to the Team!

The new managing editor of AWEB has worked as a business editor and journalist for nearly 25 years, including covering the accounting profession.

Clarified Auditing Standards: Assessing Risks of Material Misstatement – Part 1

In this article, learn about the most common risk assessment procedures that are identified in AU-C Section 315.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: It’s Tax Day, So How About Some Freebies?

The menu features specials on estate tax repeal veto threat, GOP chairmen seek biz's input on tax reform, and more.

QuickBooks Blunders, Part 1: Tales of Reconciliation Nightmares

Here is how to spot the most common signs of trouble when working with clients or working on your own in QuickBooks.

California and Colorado Are the Worst States for IRS Audits: Study

Report by reveals where taxpayers are most likely to be audited by either the IRS or by their state.

Study: Finance Chiefs Are Not Satisfied with Annual Budgeting Process

Many organizations lack the resources to shift toward higher-value budget planning and analysis, report finds.


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