July 28, 2016

CohnReznick Opens Innovation Lab

CohnReznick has opened a high-tech “Innovation Lab” in its New York office, providing clients with access to the latest visualization and collaboration technology where they can brainstorm with the firm on solutions to their business problems.

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July 27, 2016

Accountant Included in Topps Baseball Card Collection

Robert Raiola, an accountant at PKF O’Connor Davies who specializes in tax issues for sports and entertainment figures, has been selected by Topps for its Allen & Ginter line of collectible baseball cards.

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July 26, 2016

Metal In the Cloud: Tech Companies Need to Watch Out for New Leasing Standard

The new lease accounting standard will have an impact beyond the usual suspects of airlines and retailers, with even cloud computing providers taking a hit, thanks to their leases of computer servers.

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July 25, 2016

IRS Spent $10.71 Million on Guns and Ammo

The Internal Revenue Service spent $10.71 million on guns, ammunition and other military-style equipment from fiscal year 2006 to FY 2014, according to a new report.

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July 22, 2016

Recruiting New Employees for CPA Firm Succession Planning

Accounting firms are looking to bring in younger employees to fill their ranks as older Baby Boomer partners start to retire, but they have to offer the right enticements if their succession planning is going to work.

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July 21, 2016

More Women Supervising Internal Audit Departments

The internal audit profession is seeing a bit of a gender shift, as more women become chief audit executives.

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July 20, 2016

Internal Auditors Move to Combat Cyberattacks

Internal auditors increasingly need to check their companies’ defenses against cyberattacks from hackers and identity thieves.

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July 19, 2016

SASB Releases Engagement Guide for Investors

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board has published new guidance to help investors use SASB standards to engage better with the companies where they own and manage shares.

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July 18, 2016

AICPA Will Finance Assurance Research

The American Institute of CPAs is planning to fund academic research on audit and assurance services.

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July 15, 2016

Is This the ‘End of Accounting’? Maybe So

The standard GAAP accounting measures are less and less useful to investors, according to a new book with the provocative title, “The End of Accounting.”

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