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CPAs Say Security is Their No. 1 Technology-Related Priority

New report features the top 10 technology initiatives ranked by accounting professionals in the US and Canada.
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Doing Taxes Frustrates More Small Business Owners Than Paying Taxes

Payroll taxes was ranked as the most burdensome tax for owners of smaller firms, the NSBA noted in a new report.
A&A

CPA Financial Planners Say Clients’ No. 1 Concern is Outliving Their Money

AICPA survey finds that retirement account withdrawals and healthcare costs also worry high-net-worth individuals.
A&A

And the Survey Says … More Finance Training is Needed for Nonprofit Groups

New certificate program launched by the AICPA covers the essentials of nonprofit financial responsibility.
Tax

Survey: Americans Believe Tax System is in Need of an Overhaul

The top complaint from those polled? That US corporations and the wealthy aren’t paying their fair share of taxes.
A&A

Not Your Father’s Accounting Profession: Accountants Like Being Problem Solvers

Accountants want to be more than just number crunchers; they want to tackle problems and offer strategic guidance.
A&A

IMA: Total Compensation Up 7.1 Percent in 2014 for US Management Accountants

The median salary also increased by $4,000 from 2013 to 2014 for US IMA members, according to a new salary study.
A&A

IIA Survey: Internal Audit Executives Grappling with Talent Shortage

Despite concerns about a shrinking internal auditor talent pool, 29% of chief audit executives expect to increase staffing in 2015.
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Survey: Internal Auditors Making Strides on Addressing Cybersecurity Risks

According to a new Protiviti study, cybersecurity evaluation is included in 53% of current corporate audit plans.
Tax

Survey: Americans Get a Low Grade on Their Knowledge of Income Taxes

The average US adult scored 51% on a personal finance quiz related to federal income taxes, according to NerdWallet.
Practice

New Report Identifies the Top 10 Risks Facing Corporate Executives in 2015

Cybersecurity continues to gain steam as a major risk, according to the study from Protiviti and NC State University.
A&A

5 Key Takeaways from KPMG’s “2015 Global Audit Committee Survey”

Audit committees can’t do it all, and the increased risk environment is starting to put a strain on their agendas.
A&A

Hiring Outlook Finds More Companies Have Accounting Job Vacancies

Thirty percent of companies polled by Brilliant reported open accounting and finance positions heading into new year.
A&A

Top 5 Trends Shaping Accounting’s Future

A new survey from Wolters Kluwer, CCH found that 18 percent of all accountants report feeling "very prepared" to address the most significant trends facing their firms in the future.
A&A

New Hiring Forecast Predicts High Demand for Accountants

According to a new Q4 jobs outlook by staffing firm Brilliant, 28 percent of businesses are planning to increase hiring of accountants and other finance professionals in the next 12 months; temp hiring is expected to go up by 16 percent.
A&A

US Audit Firms Still Vexed by Fair Value Measurement

A new survey from CPA firm Acuitas Inc. found that the percentage of fair value measurement audit deficiencies attributed to business combinations were on the rise in 2012, while those related to financial instruments declined.
A&A

CPA Firm Revenues Continue Steady Climb Upward: Report

Annual revenues last year increased 6.7 percent, marking the third straight year of continued growth at CPA firms in the United States, according to the "2014 Rosenberg Survey."
A&A

Survey: Public and Private Company Audit Fees Went Up in 2013

Public companies' audit fees increased 4.5 percent last year, while audit fees for private companies were 3.7 percent higher in 2013, according to the results of a new survey released on Thursday by the Financial Executives Research Foundation.
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9 in 10 US Internal Auditors Received Pay Raises in 2014: Report

2014 has marked the fifth consecutive year in which the percentage of US-based internal auditors who earned bigger paychecks increased, according to a new study from the Institute of Internal Auditors.
A&A

Small Business Owners Have a Good Feeling About 2015: Survey

A new survey from online accounting software provider Xero found that nearly 90 percent of small businesses are forecasting an increase in revenues next year, while 21 percent are expecting growth of more than 100 percent.

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