May 3, 2016

Sageworks Publishes Guide for 'Next-Level Accountants'

Sageworks has released "Next-Level Accountants: Your guide to growing a firm of trusted advisors," an e-book containing insights from some of the top thought leaders in the accounting and valuation professions.

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May 2, 2016

FASB Readies Nonprofit Accounting Changes

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is expected to release a scaled-back set of changes in accounting standards for nonprofit organizations this summer, with more far-reaching changes planned for the future, probably depending on whether they can also apply to for-profit businesses.

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April 27, 2016

TaxAct to Launch Sweepstakes for Tax Pros

TaxAct plans to launch a new sweepstakes next week for tax professionals to celebrate the end of tax season.

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April 26, 2016

Rosenberg Survey Open for Business

The annual Rosenberg Survey of CPA firm management is preparing to get underway.

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April 21, 2016

Integrating Corporate and Individual Tax Codes

The Tax Foundation has released a report on proposals to integrate the corporate and individual income tax codes and how they might work in the context of congressional tax reform.

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April 20, 2016

Treasury Official Urges Tax Pros: Pay Attention to G-20

A senior Treasury Department official in charge of international tax policy is seeing a greater role being played by the Group of 20 finance ministers in setting the agenda for tax laws around the world.

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April 19, 2016

Companies Cutting Employment Globally

Despite positive job numbers in recent years in the U.S., the employment picture globally appears much gloomier, according to a new survey from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants.

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April 18, 2016

SEC Questions Widespread Use of Non-GAAP Measures

Approximately two-thirds of companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average reported non-GAAP earnings per share, according to a study last year, and the Securities and Exchange Commission is beginning to wonder if the trend has gone too far.

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April 14, 2016

Procrastinating Tax Clients Need a Little Push

As the days tick down until the end of tax season, some clients need some gentle urging to get their taxes done, or at least to file for a six-month extension.

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April 13, 2016

Thomson Reuters Leverages ERP Relationships

Thomson Reuters is building bridges with NetSuite and other vendors’ enterprise resource planning software, tying its sales tax technology to theirs.

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