by Jason Bramwell on Jun 09, 2014
Salaries for finance leaders in private and public companies in 2014 have increased 3.3 percent and 3.4 percent, respectively, according to a new survey released by Grant Thornton and the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 09, 2014
The menu for June 9 features specials on accountants and artwork, Israeli bank to pay US $289 million in tax-evasion deal, Illinois Tool and IRS to battle in US Tax Court, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Jun 09, 2014
Although the venerable accounting technology giant is onboard with the cloud, it advises firms to give a lot of thought and to take care of the details before making the move.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 06, 2014
The menu for June 6 features specials on Senate tax writers slate summer hearings on tax reform, more larger companies turning to smaller audit firms, Tax Foundation refutes report on corporate taxes, and more.
by Richard Koreto on Jun 06, 2014
Email seems to take up a lot of your day—but do you know how much? There's a service that will time you, so you can see how much time you and your staff are spending (or wasting) on Outlook.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 05, 2014
The number of CPAs and financial executives who are optimistic about the US economy has surpassed the 50 percent mark for the first time since the recession, according to a new AICPA survey released on Thursday.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 05, 2014
The menu for June 5 features specials on the SEC extending settlement schedule with Big Four firms in China, a health insurance strategy the IRS may not approve of, Fortune 500 companies’ tax shelters, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 04, 2014
According to a new Protiviti survey, 48 percent of the more than 600 audit executives and professionals surveyed reported that their organization had not yet applied the new internal control framework as of the first quarter of 2014.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 04, 2014
The menu for June 4 features specials on Senate tax extenders bill stalled until November, tax-evasion probe targets another Swiss bank, tactic Walmart uses to slash its tax bill, PwC resigns as Annie’s auditor, and more.
by Deanna White on Jun 04, 2014
An AICPA task force report challenges CPAs to think about learning in new ways. From 10-minute for-credit webinars to the use of game elements, tomorrow's CPE may look very different.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 03, 2014
The group will be tasked with informing the FASB and the IASB about potential implementation issues that could arise when companies and organizations implement the new accounting standard.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 03, 2014
The menu for June 3 features specials on KPMG standing by Phil Mickelson, rankings of top audit firms in China, IBM avoiding accounting penalty from SEC, new buzz phrase in audit failures, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 02, 2014
In a letter last week, a bipartisan group of more than 110 House legislators urged Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp not to repeal the last in, first out inventory accounting measure in his tax reform plan.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 02, 2014
The menu for June 2 features specials on how taxes could curb consumption of sugary drinks, tax question looms over Illinois governor’s race, roads – not gas – should be taxed, Donald Sterling’s huge tax bill, and more.
by Jeff Davidson on Jun 02, 2014
There are seven things I would tell my younger self. We can't go back in time, but we can pass our wisdom on to the next generation of accountants. Reflect on what's important.

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