According to Sageworks latest "Private Company Report" released May 28, private companies in the United States continued to grow at a healthy pace and experienced strong profit margins in the most recent period.
Small business owners are showing a willingness to hire more employees amidst signs of expanding business activity, according to the most recent Business Confidence Survey released by Insperity, Inc., a provider of human resources and business performance solutions.
The first quarter American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey is out, and it looks like respondents are increasingly optimistic about the US economy and their own businesses' prospects compared to the fourth quarter of 2012.
Private companies in the United States continued to grow sales and expand their net profit margins in the period ending in January 2013. Private company credit risk also appears to be improving, with the average private company's likelihood of default currently standing around 3 percent.
The Big Four accounting firms posted solid revenue growth in 2012 thanks to an improving global economy, increased business deal activity, and, in particular, rising demand for their advisory services.
Looking to start fresh in 2013 through new business relationships or a new company? Sageworks conducted a financial statement analysis of privately held companies to identify the fastest-growing industries.
CPA decision makers, primarily CEOs, CFOs, and controllers, are becoming more pessimistic about the future of the US economy, according to the latest AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey.
According to results of a new survey released by Sageworks, a financial information company, the national debt is weighing on business owners as they consider adding workers and making other investments.
At the recent "Analyzing America's Private Companies" summit in New York City, the sales growth, profitability, and significance of private businesses in the United States were among the topics of discussion.
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.
Republican nominee Mitt Romney delivered the acceptance speech expected of him at last week's Republican National Convention, repeatedly hammering President Obama on what many consider to be his weakest flank: jobs and economic growth.
Companies in New Jersey that are interested in applying for the state's business tax incentives and grants may want to consult EisnerAmper, a New York‒based accounting firm that maintains four locations in New Jersey.
Confidence in the global economy recovered substantially in early 2012, regaining some of the optimism lost over the last year, according to the Q1 2012 ACCA/IMA Global Economic Conditions Survey, the largest global study of professional accountants.
A growing number of financial executives are optimistic about prospects for the US economy and their own organizations over the next twelve months, according to the first quarter AICPA Business and Industry Economic Outlook Survey.
The world's CEOs, CFOs, and other senior management accountants have a cautious yet increasingly positive outlook for the global economy over the next twelve months, according to the first Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) Global Economic Forecast released March 29, 2012.