Content by Terry Sheridan

on 08/22/14
Regulatory compliance, risk management and cost-cutting are the big heartburn issues for finance execs in the C-suite. Yet financial planning and analysis—a key antacid—is insufficient....
on 08/19/14
How are you planning? What tools do you use (or fail to use) for forecasting? PlanGuru is a business budgeting, forecasting, and performance review software company based in White Plains, N.Y....
on 08/18/14
If your clients include retailers, pending federal legislation allowing states to tax Internet sales could mean big changes in the way they process and account for their sales and use taxes.In July,...
on 08/12/14
Mark Feinsot combines a former career as a pilot and current work as a CPA to offer accounting and tax services to the aviation industry. That work as a specialist puts him on the cutting edge of a...
on 08/05/14
If your clients are still in the Excel era, they've got plenty of company. But they may find cloud computing provides more nimble forecasting of their business needs. That's a key finding in...
on 07/29/14
There it stands, your client's 100-year-old, rickety, vermin-infested barn or former hotel or whatever the darn thing once was. And she's considering what to do with it. There are two words...
on 07/25/14
Developing a strategic alliance with a financial advisor may be just the ticket to grow your accounting practice, particularly if many of your clients are affluent. An added benefit is that this type...
on 07/15/14
Midway through the year, whether you work for a small business or have small business clients, it's a good time to pauses and take stock of your tax situation. Consider these five tips provided...
on 07/08/14
The Madoff Ponzi scheme, financial crisis of 2007-2009, ongoing mortgage fraud and other scandals, and laws like Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank that were passed to counter the fraudsters, send a clear...
on 07/03/14
Despite heightened scrutiny of lending practices and new loan requirements, mortgage fraud appears to be once again on the rise. And yet again, the fraudsters find new ways of doing the dirty deed....
on 06/30/14
Traditional property tax bills may not continue to be the certainty that everyone assumes. Nationwide, there are increasing efforts to seek alternatives to a tax bite that, whether you support it or...
on 06/26/14
In 2011, electrical services and technology provider Parsons Electric in Minneapolis, Minn., decided to take its accounting to the cloud. Monica Ross, the company's director of strategic projects...
on 06/20/14
In a nod to our growing e-lifestyles, Maryland and Ohio are expected to officially launch 10-minute CPE increments after regulatory approvals are in hand, possibly later this year.In Ohio, the state...
on 06/17/14
The possibility that frequent flyer rewards and other loyalty programs will soon be taxed has filled the blogosphere just as summer travel takes wing. But the end-of-travel-as-we-know-it scuttlebutt...
on 06/13/14
Employers who figure they'll pay workers upfront for health insurance on the state or federal exchanges rather than provide coverage themselves are going to run smack into the Internal Revenue...
on 06/03/14
The tax benefit of short sales may have hit a major speed bump. Short sales allow owners to sell their homes for less than what's owed on their mortgages—with lender approval, of course....
on 06/03/14
Occasionally, young accountants need reminding that a career working for a firm isn't the only road you can travel: there's a lot of potential working in corporate management. AccountingWEB...
on 05/23/14
Behold the Roth 401(k), the retirement savings tactic growing in popularity among younger and more affluent employees, and offered by ever-increasing numbers of employers.Driving the boom are...
on 05/21/14
A still-faltering economic recovery has wreaked financial havoc on many of your clients. Foreclosure, underwater mortgages in default and job loss can damage even a pristine credit record. And while...
on 05/07/14
There’s a way for investors to brave the world beyond stocks and bonds of a traditional Individual retirement arrangement (IRA) and venture into real estate, tax liens, unregistered securities...

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