by Phyllis Weiss H... on Oct 03, 2014
Many young professionals are eager to build strong relationships with partners and senior managers. The best route is through questions that show a personal interest—but in a professional manner.
by Terry Sheridan on Oct 02, 2014
What's stopping small-business cloud adoption? Survey finds that cloud-friendly products may lag, while many still feel doubtful about cloud's reliability. The industry may be awaiting a certain critical mass to grow further.
by Jason Bramwell on Oct 02, 2014
The menu for Oct. 2 features specials on Britain’s financial watchdog launches Tesco accounting probe, GOP at odds over whether to pursue tax reform, IRS tax revenue increased 13% in 2013, and more.
2014 has marked the fifth consecutive year in which the percentage of US-based internal auditors who earned bigger paychecks increased, according to a new study from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
A new survey from online accounting software provider Xero found that nearly 90 percent of small businesses are forecasting an increase in revenues next year, while 21 percent are expecting growth of more than 100 percent.
The menu for Oct. 1 features specials on drug makers are using another tactic to cut tax bills, FASB simplification project sees early support, IRS collection efforts again under scrutiny, and more.
by Charles Crabtree on Sep 30, 2014
CPA firms have increased their adoption of business-grade cloud technology but still have reservations that prevent more pronounced adoption rates. However, they don't need to worry.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 30, 2014
The menu for Sept. 30 features specials on BKD LLP and Wolf & Co. merge, EU reveals details of Ireland/Apple tax probe, Indian citizens can now take the CPA Exam in the Middle East, and more.
by Terry Sheridan on Sep 30, 2014
We've probably all worked for soul-sucking managers who expect employees to work 24/7. But you won't find them at these two firms, which have managed to create award-winning work environments.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
According to a new Accenture study, dealing with legacy systems and environments, managing the complex needs of all stakeholders, new and complex business risks, and supporting increasingly complex operating models were the top four issues cited by CFOs.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 29, 2014
The menu for Sept. 29 features specials on EY’s fiscal-year revenue up 6 percent, EU criticizes Apple’s tax deals in Ireland, banks cash in on tax trade, Boehner says tax reform “doable” in next two years, and more.
by Jessica Ballard on Sep 29, 2014
If you're choosing a one-size-fits all approach to growing your accounting firm, it could mean that you're missing out on a valuable, and potentially lucrative, opportunity to develop a niche.
by Daniel Mazzola on Sep 26, 2014
Now is the time for accountants to think about 529 plans. The start of the school year means education is on the minds of all clients with children, and tax prep season is around the corner. There are financial implications you may not be aware of.
by Jason Bramwell on Sep 26, 2014
The menu for Sept. 26 features specials on IRS needs to better handle complaints against tax preparers, P&G and Hasbro targets of Mexico tax probe, Brady to challenge Ryan for Ways and Means gavel, and more.
by Bryce Sanders on Sep 26, 2014
You don't want to work with friends—that's a recipe for ruining the relationship. But that doesn't mean you can't get referrals from friends. As with all referral scenarios, keep it low-key.