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.
by Jason Bramwell on May 30, 2014
KPMG officials said the acquisition, which will be finalized in the coming weeks, will boost the Big Four firm’s presence in the alternative investments industry and capital markets, including hedge funds.
by Jason Bramwell on May 30, 2014
The menu for May 30 features specials on Hong Kong’s concern over auditing ban proposal, California lawmakers pass film and TV tax credit bill, Moss Adams helps Washington mudslide victims, and more.
by Sally Glick on May 30, 2014
Competition today is tougher, expectations are higher, and costs are increasing. To sustain growth and profitability, firms need to put an easy-to-use scorecard in place. Uncover what needs to be done and measured at your firm.
by Richard Koreto on May 29, 2014
Whether accountants are firm owners, business executives, or just employees, a little knowledge of the EEOC can save money and avoid legal proceedings.
by Jason Bramwell on May 29, 2014
The one-hour broadcast will provide an overview of the new accounting rule, as well as information on such topics as recognizing revenue over time, contract costs, disclosures, transition, and effective date.

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Upcoming CPE Webinars

Jul 24
In this presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA revisits the Excel feature you should be using, but probably aren't. The Table feature offers the ability to both boost the integrity of your spreadsheets, but reduce maintenance as well.
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.