Despite financial pressures, stresses, and sleeplessness, the majority of entrepreneurs still have faith in their futures and maintain the determination to succeed, according to results of the "2012 Hiscox DNA of an Entrepreneur Study."
On October 10, 2012, the IRS announced that Douglas Shulman, who has led the agency since 2008, is stepping down next month. "It has been an honor to serve the American people during this dynamic time," said Shulman.
As part of its "Office Endangered Species" study, LinkedIn surveyed more than 7,000 professionals and asked which office tools and trends will most likely not be seen in offices by the year 2017, and what tools they dream of having.
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' Accountancy Futures Academy report, "100 Drivers of Change for the Global Accountancy Profession," identifies 100 factors that will create uncertainty for accountants during the next five to ten years.
The IRS is seeking applications for vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). The committee provides a venue for public input on relevant areas of tax administration.
Results of the monthly Intuit Small Business Revenue and Employment indexes are in. They show revenue in August declined for the sixth consecutive month, and employment continued to grow slowly in September.
The ITA announced it bestowed the title of President Emeritus to Ron Eagle. After fifteen years of being involved in the founding and leadership of the association, Eagle retired from his position of president on August 31.
John H. Fisher and Roger A. Norman are the 2012 recipients of the AICPA Outstanding CPA in Government Award. Fisher posthumously received the federal government award, and Norman received the award for state government.
While the accounting industry moves to the Cloud, it makes sense to hold a conference in the Cloud as well. Attend and you'll learn practice-growth tips from two accounting industry thought leaders and much more.
Several Olympians and Paralympians are still carrying the spirit of leadership and inspiration to college campuses across the country this fall, thanks to the "It's Your Race, Take the Lead!" road show sponsored by Deloitte and the USOC.
Women to Watch Awards recognize women who have made significant contributions to the accounting profession and to the development of women in their community. Six honorees were recognized at the MSCPA's "Women's Leadership Summit."
The CalCPA honored five CPAs with its Women to Watch Awards for 2012 during ceremonies at the "Women's Leadership Forum" at the Ritz-Carlton September 27. The awards recognize service and contributions to the CPA profession.
A significant gap exists in what characteristics accountants at all levels value in their leaders and what they believe their current leaders actually demonstrate, according research done by members of The CPA Consultants' Alliance.
Founding partners, Rita Keller of Keller Advisors and Gary Adamson of Adamson Advisory, have today announced the development of a suite of survey tools designed specifically for the accounting profession.
PARADE and Yahoo! Finance recently conducted their "Job Happiness Survey" - and the results are in. More than 26,000 people participated in the survey, and there's good news, bad news, and just plain interesting news.
Organizations that make a choice to build and nourish innovation can earn a significant payoff for their efforts. Advisers at Plante Moran and NewNorth Center offer a self-improvement guide for innovation.