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The 3 Key Benefits of Using Analytics as a CFO

Analytics provides finance chiefs with valuable information to improve opportunities for growth, innovation, and new revenue streams for their organization.
Practice Development

Intuit Considers Accountants in Revamped Ad Contest

Intuit's Small Business, Big Game effort is back, and this time accountants get to win free advertising from the QuickBooks maker as well.

AICPA Sends IRS Tax-Related Recommendations for Priority Guidance Plan

The US Treasury and the IRS use the plan each year to identify and prioritize tax issues that should be addressed.

Hedge Fund Auditor Charged by SEC Over Misleading Financial Statements

Two Alpha Titans executives also agree to fines and sanctions to settle charges for improper expense allocations.

After Mother Nature Strikes: Tax Relief for Victims of Natural Disasters

Answers to four of the most often-asked questions regarding deductions for property losses due to an act of nature.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: FASB Looks Ahead to Its Next Big Accounting Project

The menu features specials on Senate tax reform groups to give updates, tax credit proposed for road projects, and more.

Payroll Strategies for Accounting Practices, Part 1

Learn the secrets from accountants who successfully offer payroll services.

Advice Unheeded: Sometimes Our Best Suggestions to Clients Fall on Deaf Ears

When this happens, you will have a better appreciation for clients who do act on good advice when they hear it.

What Young Accountants Know That You Don’t

Recent graduates from some of the nation's top accounting programs weigh in on what many firms don't know, but should, about growing a practice.

Study: Consumers Would Not Give National Sales Tax a Chilly Reception

In fact, if imposed in the US, consumers may not even pay much attention to such a tax, new academic research found.

IRS Penalty Relief Program Available for Small Business Retirement Plans

Under pilot program, late filers would be given until June 2 to file their required annual returns without penalty.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IPO Investors Turn Blind Eye to Material Weaknesses

The menu features specials on House to vote soon on R&D tax credit, ex-NFL star indicted on tax charges, and more.

7 Reasons Your Firm Should Automate Client Messages

Sending tax reminders and special-occasion notes to clients is essential to your relationship, but is often time-consuming. It’s time to get automated.

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

CPA firm with a chief creative designer, improving conversion rates, employer’s guide to company cars, and more.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: IRS Has Cleaned Up Tax-Exempt Application Process, IG Says

The menu features specials on GAO says SEC lacks accounting controls, ex-NFL players win “jock tax” case, and more.
Practice Development

Editor’s Corner: So It’s Conference Season, So What?

'Tis the season, conference season that is. This week's Editor's Corner explores what it should mean to you and your practice.

Cardio, Free Weights, and Client Prospecting: Tactics CPAs Can Use at the Gym

It’s easy to overlook obvious places where you can raise your visibility. A fitness center is one of those places.

Regulators Ramp Up Scrutiny of Brokers in an Effort to Protect Senior Investors

Recent report highlights concerns about improper investment recommendations made by financial advisors to seniors.

Tax Advantages of EE Bond Redemptions: It’s All About Timing

With careful planning, when you report an EE savings bond's interest could result in the equivalent of an exemption from taxes.

Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Senate Finance OKs Bill to Expand 529 College Plans

The menu features specials on SEC proposes executive-pay rules, loads of public input on tax reform, and more.


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