by Jason Bramwell on Jun 10, 2014
The new guidance adopted on Tuesday focuses on related-party transactions, significant unusual transactions, and a company’s financial relationships and transactions with its executive officers – key factors in many financial reporting frauds.
by Stephen DelVecchia on Jun 10, 2014
The financial labor force has changed, and now adaptable accountants can make a solid career by working as long-term temps, lowering job risk without sacrificing career growth or pay. "Temporary" may be the new name of the game.
by Jason Bramwell on Jun 10, 2014
The menu for June 10 features specials on House GOP alleges IRS data dump was illegal, Senate lawmakers squabble over use of repatriated tax holiday, ex-BDO vice chairmen get jail time over tax scheme, and more.
by Bryce Sanders on Jun 10, 2014
Accountants are always welcome members on the boards of nonprofits, and it's a chance to mix some business development with good works. But a soft-sell is essential.
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.

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Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 31
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom helps beginners get up to speed in Microsoft Excel. However, even experienced Excel users will learn some new tricks, particularly when David discusses under-utilized aspects of Excel.
Aug 5
This webcast will focus on accounting and disclosure policies for various types of consolidations and business combinations.
Aug 20
In this session we'll review best practices for how to generate interest in your firm’s services.
Aug 21
Meet budgets and client expectations using project management skills geared toward the unique challenges faced by CPAs. Kristen Rampe will share how knowing the keys to structuring and executing a successful project can make the difference between success and repeated failures.