by Richard Koreto on May 02, 2014
The AICPA has taken some heat over its CGMA designation—is it really worth it? A new set of standards shows an attempt to put some meat on its bones.
by Jason Bramwell on May 02, 2014
The menu for May 2 features specials on the tax extenders really ARE tax cuts, AstraZeneca nixes new Pfizer bid, revenue recognition crunch time, PCAOB looking to fill Standing Advisory Group terms, and more.
by Jason Bramwell on May 01, 2014
The interpretive guidance is intended to assist both plan and employer auditors who are auditing state and local government entities that have implemented recent GASB pension accounting standards.
by David Ringstrom on May 01, 2014
Reading this article with Internet Explorer? Stop! It has a security flaw so major that the government is issuing warnings, and Windows XP users are especially vulnerable.
by Jason Bramwell on May 01, 2014
The menu for May 1 features specials on bills rolling out to stop IRS bonuses to delinquent workers, IRS chief addressing US companies’ offshore tax deals, CFOs bracing for new revenue recognition standard, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Apr 30, 2014
Although reverse mortgages can help aged homeowners, they come with a lot of pitfalls, as recent rules and law cases show. Read the fine print before signing up.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 30, 2014
The menu for April 30 features specials on SEC updating conflict minerals guidance, criminal charges against two large global banks may be on the horizon, eBay’s $3 billion tax charge, and more.
by Deanna White on Apr 30, 2014
Some accounting firms have found that the need for a good belly rub and the ability the play a good game of fetch separate them from, well, the rest of the pack.
by Jeff Davidson on Apr 29, 2014
At no time should our general organization, resource management and time management skills be confused with the current ill-advised phenomenon known as multitasking.
by Kristine Brands on Apr 28, 2014
Say goodbye to the baby boomers as they gradually ease into retirement. Say hello to Gen X and Gen Y, and realize your company will never be the same.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 28, 2014
The menu for April 28 features specials on NY Rep. Michael Grimm indicted on tax fraud charges, House contempt vote for Lois Lerner slated for May, US banks taking swaps business overseas, and more.
by Deanna White on Apr 28, 2014
Let's fix the problems of the 2015 tax season today. Accountants should help their clients develop good habits now, so there's no hassle next April.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 25, 2014
The menu for April 25 features specials on France objecting to Google’s European tax structure, House Ways and Means Committee ready to move next week on tax extenders, and more.
by Sally Glick on Apr 25, 2014
Not everyone in your firm may seem to have the skills to be involved in marketing—but there's still a role for each staff member, from receptionist to partner.
by Jason Bramwell on Apr 24, 2014
Enrolled agents and CPAs can earn as much as 18 credits by attending one of five IRS Nationwide Tax Forums this summer. The three-day events feature seminars, workshops, and a two-day expo.
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