by Diana Mackie on Aug 18, 2014
Where are the best cities for accountants to pursue their careers? There are some obvious answers here—but also some surprises. Accountants have a variety of choices from coast to coast.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 18, 2014
The menu for August 18 features specials on Joe Echevarria is stepping down as Deloitte CEO, state tax revenues declined in Q1 for the first time in four years, holding auditors blameless, and more.
by Jessica Ballard on Aug 15, 2014
Instead of thinking about price, consider transitioning from compliance-related work, such as taxes, payroll and general bookkeeping, to Type 2 services, which add real value to the client.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 15, 2014
The menu for August 15 features specials on Alibaba Pictures delays results on possible accounting errors, Wyden hopes for September bipartisan anti-inversion legislation, Atlanta accountant charged by SEC with insider trading, and more.
by Sally Glick on Aug 15, 2014
You cannot be all things to all people but you can develop a well-recognized name, no matter what size you are, when you pursue a structured and consistent process. Just stay targeted.
by Ken Berry on Aug 14, 2014
A surprising Tax Court case has shut down a tax planning technique that savvy retirement-savers have been using for years. But there's still a small window of opportunity if you need it, until the new year, to give investors time to adjust.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 14, 2014
The menu for August 14 features specials on FTC to refund customers of American Tax Relief, Senate Dems push plan to curb inversions, Obama will keep cash from donors who profited from overseas tax deals, and more.
by Jeff Davidson on Aug 13, 2014
Every career professional today potentially faces unrelenting time pressure. This is true across the board, for newbies as well as for veterans in the workplace. What can you do about it?
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 13, 2014
The menu for August 13 features specials on EY seeks affirmation on Lehman accounting decision, some of Obama’s biggest donors are also behind inversion deals, top issues facing young CPAs, IMA has had a stellar FY 2014, and more.
by Ken Berry on Aug 13, 2014
Clients may want to invest in a Passive Income Generator to absorb some of their suspended losses from other passive activities. This strategy is a twist on the classic tax shelter
by Susan Weiner on Aug 12, 2014
If the thought of blogging makes you as nervous as an executive facing an IRS audit, stop worrying. It's easier that you thought to start a blog, and the payoff may be larger than you expected. Your clients will be your guide.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 12, 2014
The menu for August 12 features specials on MF Global doesn’t want its lawsuit against PwC thrown out, Kinder Morgan deal could mean big tax bill for investors, Hertz delays quarterly earnings on accounting review, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Aug 12, 2014
Niche CPAs started showing appearing about five years ago when roughly 10% considered themselves specialists. Today, almost 33% now consider themselves specialists or are planning to.
by Phyllis Weiss H... on Aug 11, 2014
Most of us don't realize how much personal power we actually have to persuade and influence people we deal with, whether in business transactions or in advising clients.
by Jason Bramwell on Aug 11, 2014
The menu for August 11 features specials on a report claims SEC failed to guard sensitive info, Delphi vows to fight IRS to protect UK-based tax status, ex-senators hired to lobby against inversion legislation, and more.
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