by Ronny Ko on Sep 18, 2014
While most employees are honest and abide by corporate rules, there are enough dishonest ones to make a dent in the bottom line with expense report fraud. But there are steps companies can take.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 17, 2014
The menu for Sept. 17 features specials on OECD unveils recommendations to curb corporate tax avoidance, McGladrey to acquire Battelle Rippe Kingston, AICPA presses Congress for action on tax extenders, and more.
by Julian Block on Sep 17, 2014
Accountants are not wealth managers, but wealth management decisions have important tax consequences. It's good business to help clients avoid unnecessary investment-oriented tax bills.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 16, 2014
The menu for Sept. 16 features specials on AgFeed reaches $18 million settlement in accounting fraud case, SEC offers early revenue recognition relief, US ranked third worst in international tax competitiveness, and more.
by Jeff Borschowa on Sep 16, 2014
If handled right, outsourcing payroll can be a strategic initiative for your accounting firm—and it can build client relationships. Be aware of both the challenges and opportunities.
by Jessica Ballard on Sep 15, 2014
The Apple founder became successful by focusing on a niche. You may not strive to become world-famous, but developing a niche can be a steppingstone to a new level of success for you, too.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 15, 2014
The menu for Sept. 15 features specials on Hertz and Carl Icahn make amends, Akorn is next US company to consider an inversion, Grover Norquist questions IRS audit of Breitbart News, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 12, 2014
The menu for Sept. 12 features specials on House majority wants to save cash method of accounting, Buffett called Hatch to gauge US inversion policy, M&T Bank unit reaches $18.5 million settlement in SEC accounting case, and more.
by Sally Glick on Sep 12, 2014
As a marketing professional, I caution you to learn to prioritize. No matter how small your firm may be, you need to make time to write a marketing plan that can guide your activities. Create a blueprint that can provide consistency and structure.
by Bryce Sanders on Sep 11, 2014
Many professionals find themselves worshipping on weekends, saying thanks and being involved in the community. Can this lead to business? Yes—if you don't directly prospect and keep it low-key.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 11, 2014
The menu for Sept. 11 features specials on Munger defends Buffett on Burger King deal, PwC and Crowe Horwath face lawsuit over Colonial Bank collapse, US Chamber gauges voter sentiment on tax code, and more.
by Deanna White on Sep 11, 2014
Don't think that all new accountants only want to work for the Big Four. Small and midsized firms have plenty of advantages. The trick is knowing what to offer the best candidates.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 10, 2014
The menu for Sept. 10 features specials on REITs swell under new IRS rules, Breitbart News claims IRS harassment, 10 new AICPA/Accountemps scholarship winners announced, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 09, 2014
The 2014 proxy season saw significant growth in audit committee transparency, continuing a recent trend of Fortune 100 companies going beyond the minimum disclosures required, according to a new Ernst & Young report released on Monday.
by Chris Farrell on Sep 09, 2014
Say goodbye to manual expense reports. Automated expense management products have arrived in the market with advanced processes that are saving companies huge amounts of time and money.