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December 3, 2013

Women Poised to Diversify Corporate Boards

A new report from Ernst & Young predicts an increasing number of women will be joining corporate boards.

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November 27, 2013

Paychex Offers Advice on Obamacare Employer Shared Responsibility Payment

Payroll service provider Paychex has released an infographic on detailing the steps that employers should take now to prepare for the employer shared responsibility payment under the Affordable Care Act, and the potential costs to employers who fail to act.

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November 25, 2013

Online Guide to Becoming an Accountant

The Web site Bestaccountingschools.net has created an online guide for aspiring accountants in infographic form.

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November 22, 2013

Taxpayer Advocate Warns about Decline in Taxpayer Service

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who leads the Taxpayer Advocate Service at the Internal Revenue Service, decried the plummeting levels of customer service at the IRS in a recent speech.

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November 18, 2013

IFAC Polls Small and Midsize Practitioners

The International Federation of Accountants has opened its annual SMP Quick Poll to survey accountants at small and midsize practices about the main issues confronting them and their clients around the world.

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November 15, 2013

PwC Focuses on Private Companies

PricewaterhouseCoopers has been building its Private Company Services practice in the U.S. to cater to the needs of growing companies that are benefiting from the economic recovery.

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November 14, 2013

Donor-Advised Funds Benefited from Uncertainty

High net worth individuals have increasingly been putting their money into donor-advised funds, a form of charitable giving in which the fund is managed by the charity on behalf of the individual or their family.

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November 8, 2013

Deloitte Tax CEO Carl Allegretti Sees Importance of ‘Work/Life Fit’

Carl Allegretti, U.S. CEO and chairman of Deloitte Tax LLP, the vast tax practice at Deloitte LLP, has personal experience with the importance of finding time for family in the midst of a busy work schedule.

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November 5, 2013

ACFE Offers Tips on Fraud Awareness

Organizations lose an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues to fraud, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is offering some basic tips to help any organization prevent and detect fraud, in conjunction with International Fraud Awareness Week this week, which ACFE is helping support.

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November 4, 2013

PwC Sees Problems with Anti-Money Laundering Programs

A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers identifies some of the pitfalls in the anti-money laundering programs that financial institutions have put in place to address the ever tougher requirements in the U.S. and other parts of the world to stem the tide of illegal sources of cash.

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