by Julie Lubetkin on May 06, 2014
It's no longer enough just to keep your current clients; you have to bring in new ones. The key is differentiating your firm—you have to stand out from the crowd to succeed.
by Jason Bramwell on May 05, 2014
The average starting salary for students graduating this year with a business major – including accounting – has declined slightly over the last year, according to the latest salary survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
by Jason Bramwell on May 05, 2014
The menu for May 5 features specials on BofA shareholder meeting this week could be subdued, IRS challenging Caterpillar overseas parts deals, Swiss to US: treat our banks fairly in tax probe, and more.
by Kristen Rampe on May 05, 2014
Are you trying to change things in your company? You can if you start small and have a genuine conversation. Persuasion is needed, and it doesn't happen overnight.
by Jason Bramwell on May 04, 2014
New IRS guidance treats 2014 and 2015 as a transition period for foreign banks that have shown “good faith efforts” in their compliance of the US tax-evasion law, which goes into effect on July 1.
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.

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