The small business mentoring organization SCORE has compiled some new statistics demonstrating how much time and money small businesses spend each year on accounting, taxes and payroll administration.
It’s often a challenge to get clients to open up when they come in for their annual appointment during busy season. Maureen Schwartz, executive director of the global public accounting firm association BKR International, offers these 10 conversation starters to ask your clients.
PricewaterhouseCoopers is forecasting Super Bowl XLIX will generate approximately $206 million in direct spending in the greater Phoenix area, and that’s not adjusting for deflation, so to speak.
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The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have issued a notice saying they anticipate issuing proposed regulations that would permit a state or local retirement system that is a governmental plan to cover public charter school employees if certain requirements are satisfied.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board is still in the process of deciding whether the revenue recognition standard that it converged last year with the International Accounting Standards Board should be delayed to allow more companies to adjust to it before the new rules take effect in 2017. But that doesn’t mean companies should wait in case there’s a postponement.
Accountants who offer business valuation services can bring in new business for their practices, although perhaps not as frequently as they would get from more familiar bread-and-butter services.
A new report finds that every state tax system, with the exception of the District of Columbia, taxes its poorest residents at significantly higher tax rates than the wealthiest 1 percent of taxpayers.
Four of the International Federation of Accountants’ standard-setting boards are looking for new members with the right stuff.
WithumSmith+Brown can always be counted on to release a fun video every year to coincide with their annual State of the Firm celebration, and this year the firm pulled out all the stops.
Certify, a provider of travel and expense management software, has created an amusing infographic of some of the Top 10 Craziest Business Expenses that were reported last year.